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Event Calendar
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film & video
November 17

aCinema presents Spatial Corrections

readings & workshops
November 19

Poetry Reading: Santee Frazier & Franklin K.R. Cline

readings & workshops
November 21

Offsite Talk: Native American Identity & the Politics of the Poetic Image 

readings & workshops
December 3

Ultimate Truth Poetry Reading and Book Release

readings & workshops
December 6

Heddy Keith author of Through it All

readings & workshops
December 9

Poetry Reading: Tonya M. Foster & Samiya Bashir

performances
December 10

Alternating Currents Live presents Nicole Mitchell Quartet

special events
January 27 -28

24th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

Elizabeth Arnold

Elizabeth Arnold grew up in northeast Florida and attended Oberlin College, the University of Chicago, and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She is the author of two books of poems, Civilization (Flood Editions, 2006) and The Reef (University of Chicago, 1999). She now teaches at the University of Maryland and Warren Wilson College. She lives outside Washington, D.C.

Selected Poems

Soul


Elizabeth Arnold

 

I dreamed I stood in the dark
so that the living ones occurred apart

as if though there and watching,
face fierce as my father's, I weren't



Copyright ? 2006 by Elizabeth Arnold. 
Reproduced by permissions of Flood Editions.