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Lisa Fishman
In addition to the recent publication of her third book, The Happiness Experiment (Ahsahta Press, 2002), Lisa Fishman has two chapbooks coming out this autumn: KabbaLoom (Wyrd Press, Boulder) and "The Holy Spirit does not deal in synonimes," notes by Elizabeth Barrett Browning transcribed from the margins of her Greek and Hebrew Bibles (Parcel Chapbooks, Denver). Lisa is also the author of Dear, Read (Ahsahta, 2002) and The Deep Heart's Core Is a Suitcase (New Issues Press, 1998). She teaches in the undergraduate and MFA poetry programs at Columbia College Chicago and helps run Poetry/Farm residencies in Orfordville, Wisconsin.


Lisa Fishman
It all came toward
a taut moment
a snowing rain
a little rotten
apple on the branch
The girl did grow
into a tree
The lover knelt
in leafmeal I
held him in my eye

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