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Published: Fri Jul 1 2016
Diego Isaias Hernández Méndez, Convertiendse en Characoteles / Sorcerers Changing into Their Animal Forms (detail), 2013, oil on canvas. Arte Maya Tz’utujil Collection.
Online 2016 Home Relationships Violence

After the accident we had
the phrase after the accident.

Also this: before the accident.
We had a drawer marked

before and after, and after
and before happenings

we’d add atrocities and
incidents and the wild

asters someone before
and after keeps leaving.

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Andrea Cohen’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, AGNI online, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Four Way Books will publish her fifth collection, Unfathoming, in early 2017. Other recent books include Furs Not Mine and Kentucky Derby. She directs the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Writers House at Merrimack College. (updated 12/2016)

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