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Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky is the author of five collections of poetry, including ROME the forthcoming Milk. She is an assistant professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and lives in New York City.

Think of us as a tree 
As I do 
Waiting to be fully in bloom 

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If you can’t trust that I think you’re hot
Then why do you look so good
Turning me on that way that you do

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Dorothea Lasky

Reading Corina Copp’s work, one gets the sense that she is part of a long lineage of poets whose language is less a means to express what can be said than what should be said, or what has long been waiting to be said.

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Being a scientist in poetry has a clear trajectory and a long history.

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