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Juliet Patterson

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Juliet Patterson

Juliet Patterson is the author of Threnody (Nightboat Books, 2016), forthcoming in October. She teaches at St. Olaf College and lives in Minneapolis. 

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after Paul Celan


              The hare’s
              dust pelt

against the juniper’s sky
              now

in the eye uncovered
a question clear

in the wing
              of the day and the predator

that writes
the animal’s luck, too

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