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Carly Joy Miller

Carly Joy Miller is the author of the forthcoming Ceremonial, selected by Carl Phillips as the winner of the 2017 Orison Prize for Poetry, and the forthcoming chapbook Like a Beast, winner of the 2016 Rick Campbell Prize. Her work has appeared in The Adroit Journal, Blackbird, Gulf Coast, West Branch and elsewhere. She is a contributing editor for Poetry International and a founding editor of Locked Horn Press.

blinds Poetry

My mother told me I live
like a beast and like a beast

I will die. So goes the omen:
my family tree rooted in animal

Carly Joy Miller