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Paige Lewis

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Paige Lewis

Paige Lewis is the author of Space Struck, forthcoming from Sarabande Books in 2019. They currently live and teach in West Lafayette, Indiana.

by this poet

what I really mean. He paints my name
across the floral bed sheet and ties the bottom corners
to my ankles. Then he paints another
for himself. We walk into town and play the shadow game,
saying Oh! I'm sorry for stepping on your
shadow! and Please be careful!