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Juanita Brunk

Juanita Brunk’s first book of poetry, Brief Landing on the Earth’s Surface, was selected by Philip Levine for the Brittingham Prize and published by the University of Wisconsin Press. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.



Summer 2005 | Poetry

Suppose there were no fatted calf. The timing is off: his father dead, his mother too sick and old to celebrate. She stretches a frail hand toward her beloved, but can’t remember who he is. His brother’s wife is the one she knows, the one who ke [...]