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"Your life is a painting

      in a dark museum

And sometimes you examine it

      closely"

                  - Guillaume Apollinaire



Cate Whetzel has her M.F.A. from Indiana University. She taught poetry in Chicago as a Poet in Residence with the Poetry Center of Chicago, then followed up teaching at an independent high school in metro Detroit. Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, The National Poetry Review, Gargoyle Magazine, Damselfly Press, New SouthThe Louisville Review, and elsewhere. She creates museum programs and events for the T.C. Steele State Historic Site, a memorial dedicated to the American Impressionist and Hoosier Group painter in Nashville, Indiana. She lives in Bloomington with her husband, poet Ben Debus, and their children.

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