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The Wife's Lament

wife's lament

"I can say that

what I have suffered of miseries since growing up,

recently or long ago, was not at all greater than now."

- The Wife's Lament, from The Exeter Book

Ben Debus's poetry has appeared in Cider Press Review, Fugue, Fairy Tale Review, Cimarron Review, and other journals. He has an MFA in Poetry from Indiana University, where he is currently pursuing a PhD in medieval literature. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his wife, poet Cate Whetzel, and their son.

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