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In Contingent Collaboration

Now comes poet/lawyer Monica Youn, with an essay on both the fascinations and the politics that are entangled down there among the buried roots of words. Excerpts below, with an image first from Rosamund Purcell, and then from Richard Kurtz.

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Youn’s most recent book of poems, Blackacre, is available from the excellent Greywolf Press. Consider her Interrogation of the Hanged Man:

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