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Lisa Fishman is the author of Dear, Read, which
Lisa Fishman
was selected by Brenda Hillman for publication on Ahsahta Press (2002). Her first book, The Deep Heart's Core is a Suitcase, was published by New Issues Press (1996). Her poems appear in recent issues of Colorado Review, American Letters and Commentary, Elixir, and elsewhere. She teaches at Beloit College.

Of Unknowing

from Dear, Read

Lisa Fishman
Even though,
even so
a cloud in my mouth
a clatter in my many-
fingered mind. In the cloud
a change taken. No, I will not marry you.
I do.
I do mind the clatter, many-toned.
I do eat the cloud.

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