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Jennifer Bartlett

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Jennifer Bartlett is the author of Autobiography/Anti-Autobiography (theenk books, 2014). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The sun rears her unlikely head
In this late spring,
I walk past rubber black boots decorated
With brightly colored umbrellas
In a useless attempt to block the rain.

Up the subway to 14th street
Around the corner to 12th
I climb to the tenth or the eighth floor
Depending on