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Prayer To The Saint Of Loss

St. Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. (Jolanta Dyr, Wikimedia Commons)

“Whatever makes a poem memorable is its being free of us to be itself.”
– Brenda Hillman

WLS (Wendy Lee Spacek) earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University Bloomington. Her first book, Psychogynecology, was published by Monster House Press in 2015. Her work can be found at poets.org, The Portland Review, and more. She has received two Vera Meyer Strube Academy of American Poets Awards and the Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholarship to the Bread Loaf Environmental Writer’s Conference.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, WLS reads “Funeral for Now,” “On the last day there was snow,” “Prayer to the Saint of Loss,” and “Poem in the Form of Anger.”

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