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Deborah Landau

Deborah Landau’s fourth collection of poetry, Soft Targets, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in 2019.  She directs the Creative Writing Program at New York University.

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Don’t blame the wisteria for setting off a feeling like freedom a feeling like joy.

We watched the people walking in the open square—

one of them was a specialist in killing, fear was the way of others.

I’ve seen the most extraordinary thing about people, their faces.

Deborah Landau
Deborah Landau