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Sasha Steensen

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Sasha Steensen is the author of several collections of poems including House of Deer (Fence Books, 2014). She teaches at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. 

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poem
I am shown
a generosity

so muddied
at the muddy bottom

of a question I forget to ask
until it's fished out

but bloated but 
in the manner of a net 

a web of causal connections
attached to its corners

gently moving over
the surface of the water

how come the road
couldn't have stayed followed

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