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Jennifer Moxley

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Jennifer Moxley
Jennifer Moxley's most recent poetry collection is Druthers, forthcoming from Flood Editions in February 2018). Her book The Open Secret (Flood Editions, 2014) was awarded the 2015 William Carlos Williams award from the Poetry Society of America, and was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award. She lives in Orono, Maine, and teaches poetry and poetics at the University of Maine.

by this poet


We will count on these walls
             to whisper
                           our resumes 
to the strangers who take up
             the work of these rooms,
forwarding them
             past dust.

Our purpose shared,
             suspended in trust