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Hannah Zeavin

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Hannah Zeavin is the author of Circa (Hanging Loose Press, 2009) and the recipient of the Alan G. Ross Memorial Mentorship Prize and Princeton Poetry Prize.

by this poet

The heart on the breast of my mother
Saint, sleeping on the wing
of any number of blackbirds
their feet sticking out the end
of red pies.

Danger is my jester,
is the only thing keeping me here.

He holds nothing to himself.
In public he goes public.

There is a man who takes
blue silt to his brow
and kisses