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“Penny Candy” By Allison Joseph

Allison Joseph reads "Worldly Pleasures," "Penny Candy," and "Higher Education."

penny candy

Photo: Matt High/mlhradio (flickr)

A fully-stocked penny candy store.

“Sometimes the loosest embraces are the strongest bonds.”

Allison Joseph lives in Carbondale, Illinois, where she directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Southern Illinois University. She is the editor and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review. Her books include What Keeps Us Here, Soul Train, In Every Seam, Imitation of Life, Worldly Pleasures, Voice: Poems, and My Father’s Kites.

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