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On Seeing The Embroiderer

Nancy Chen Long reads "On Seeing the Embroiderer, or Mette Gauguin," "Orion," and "Free."

“The balled
Pulp of your heart
Confronts its small
Mill of silence”
– from “Cut” by Sylvia Plath

Nancy Chen Long is a 2017 National Endowment of the Arts fellow and the author of Light into Bodies, winner of the 2016 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. You’ll find her recent work in Crab Orchard Review, Ninth Letter, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. She works at Indiana University.

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