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Rachel Levitsky's current projects include Neighbor and the novella The Story of My Accident is Ours. Her poetry collection, Under the Sun, was published by Futurepoem in 2003.
Rachel Levitsky
She is the author of several chapbooks including The Adventures of Yaya and Grace (A + Bend, 1999) and Dearly, (A + Bend, 1999). She is the founder and co-curator of the Belladonna* series.

Belladonna* is a reading series and small press that promotes the work of women writers who are adventurous, experimental, politically involved, multi-form, multicultural, multi-gendered, impossible to define, delicious to talk about, unpredictable, dangerous with language.


from Interval



Rachel Levitsky
Of the beauty of a red
brick wall it

doesn't much speak nor
offer consolation but

in the flat resistance
to another's identity

and yet it repeats
in town after

industrial town the
street below always

quiet and formed
yes, formed.

The town around is
not a depressing one;

it's close to a wide and heavy
river, the old people

moved out. Their
houses have not

been removed.



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