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Ruth Madievsky

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Ruth Madievsky

Ruth Madievsky is the author of Emergency Brake (Tavern Books, 2016). She is a Doctor of Pharmacy student at The University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles, California. 

by this poet


The eye chews the apple,
sends the brain
an image of the un-apple. Which is similar
to the way I throw my voice
like a Frisbee, like salt
over a shoulder, a birthday party
where someone’s brother
is grilling hot dogs, a little speed
in his blood,
some red balloons. The