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Lightsey Darst

Lightsey Darst is author of Thousands (forthcoming from Coffee House, fall 2017), Find the Girl, and DANCE. Her awards include an NEA Fellowship for Literature and a Minnesota Book Award. She is a co-founder of Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA). 

darst Poetry

Thinking about writing to Elle,
Dear friend, no, you really didn’t know
what I was going through
, it was different for me, I couldn’t just
hang on to the cliff’s edge
like Wile E. Coyote.

Lightsey Darst