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Cynthia Cruz’s work has appeared in or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. Her first book, Ruin, was published in 2006. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and the Juilliard School.
Subverted my psychosis to watery ornament.
Was found drowned in a cream velvet
Mini gown, mind blown...
You say there are no words in the English language
For the dark flocking of your
We were of the West
African trees and grasses: the orchid, the flame, the quiver.
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