Today's poem is "Two Stanza Republic"
from Lady Be Good

Civil Coping Mechanisms

Lauren Hilger is the author of Lady Be Good (CCM, 2016). Named the 2012 Nadya Aisenberg Fellow in Poetry from the MacDowell Colony, where she was a fellow in 2012 and 2014, she is also the recipient of the Agha Shahid Ali Scholarship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and a fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Harvard Review Online, Kenyon Review Online, and The Massachusetts Review, among other journals. She serves as a poetry editor for No Tokens.

Books by Lauren Hilger:

Other poems on the web by Lauren Hilger:
"The Damascus Room"
Two poems
Three poems
"The Platonic What's at Stake"
Two poems
"Monk’s Dream"
Six poems

Lauren Hilger's Website.

Lauren Hilger on Twitter.

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