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Sharon Wang

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Sharon Wang

Sharon Wang’s first poetry collection, Republic of Mercy, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in spring 2018. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where she works as a web developer.

by this poet

My body tauter, poised to carry.
When I pitch forward
I tumble inside.
Each time I try,
an algal bloom
replaces language’s surface.
Ruby-red & unmoored,
waves over laminate surfaces…
Everything alive aching