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Jeredith Merrin

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Jeredith Merrin

Jeredith Merrin is the author of Cup (Able Muse Press, 2014), Bat Ode (University of Chicago Press, 2001), and Shift (University of Chicago Press, 1996). She lives near Phoenix, Arizona.

by this poet

The divorced mother and her divorcing 
daughter. The about-to-be ex-son-in-law 
and the ex-husband's adopted son. 
The divorcing daughter's child, who is

the step-nephew of the ex-husband's 
adopted son. Everyone cordial:
the ex-husband's second wife 
friendly to the first wife, warm

to the divorcing daughter'