'A Box' a new poem by Jodie Hollander

All those years
of trying to understand
which of this is her
which of this is me?
Getting at the truth
was always so confusing
amidst her craziness;
how to separate?
And though the shrink said
put her in a box –
I never quite could

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Published in August 2015, no. 373
Jodie Hollander

Jodie Hollander

Jodie Hollander was raised in a family of classical musicians. She studied poetry in England and her work has appeared in The Poetry Review, The Dark Horse, Verse Daily, and The Best Australian Poems 2011. Her début publication, The Humane Society, was published by Tall-Lighthouse (2012). She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a Hawthornden Fellowship, and was recently awarded a MacDowell Colony fellowship.

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