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Didi Jackson

Didi Jackson is the author of Moon Jar (Red Hen, 2020). Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New England Review, the Kenyon Review, and Ploughshares, among other journals and magazines. She has had poems in Best American Poetry, Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, The Slowdown with Tracy K. Smith, and most recently Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America’s Poets Respond to the Pandemic. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she teaches creative writing at Vanderbilt University. 



Fall 2021 | Poetry

What damage do I do? / The night avoids my eyes, so does the road. / I am never wholly myself, unto myself.