Poets Weave

Sarah Ruhlen’s “Desk”

Sarah Ruhlen reads "Desk," "Infestation," "The Rolltops Arrive in the Americas," " Hero," "The Pornographic Story of My Affair with a Rolltop Desk," and more.

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Photo: Rachel Pasch/flickr

A rolltop desk

The oak desk was dark and old and altogether perfect; the chairs were gently supercilious. —Sinclair Lewis

Sarah Ruhlen is a law student in Bloomington, Indiana.  Her work has appeared in RHINO, Slipstream, Monday Night, and Noö Journal, among others.  She is the recipient of the 2007 George Wedge poetry prize and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, Sarah reads “Desk,” “Infestation,” “The Rolltops Arrive in the Americas,” ” Hero,” “The Pornographic Story of My Affair with a Rolltop Desk,” and “The Husbandry of Rolltop Desks.”

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