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Erica Miriam Fabri

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Erica Miriam Fabri is the author of Dialect of a Skirt (Hanging Loose Press, 2009). She teaches at Pace University, the School of Visual Arts, Baruch College, and Hunter College of the City University of New York.

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The young girl wanted a new voice. After all, people got
new things every day. A new hip, a new nose, a new set
of suspenders. She adored the consonants that landed
like wooden shoes. She loved the type of L-sounds
that made a mouth drool from the back of the tongue
to the front. She practiced her new voice into