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Airea D. Matthews

Airea D. Matthews is the author of Simulacra (Yale, 2017), winner of the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets. She is an assistant professor at Bryn Mawr College. 



Summer 2021 | Poetry

The wings deceive. They do not spread
and thinly slice the air. They rest limp,
almost useless. Dragonfly shape without its dignity.