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Kristi Maxwell

Kristi Maxwell is an assistant professor of English at the University of Louisville. Her five books include Realm Sixty-four and Hush Sessions, and she has new work forthcoming in Bennington Review and Black Warrior Review.

threatenedwords1 Poetry

It wasn’t that the cake was vulnerable
to teeth so much as meant for eating—a mouth’s entitlement,
or, in indulgence’s own belly, a Lego project of cells, a fetus.

Kristi Maxwell