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Keetje Kuipers

Keetje Kuipers is the author of All Its Charms (BOA, 2019), The Keys to the Jail (BOA, 2014),and Beautiful in the Mouth (BOA, 2010). Her poems have appeared in Narrative, Tin House, Orion, andthe Believer, as well as The Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry anthologies. She has been a Wallace Stegner fellow, Bread Loaf fellow, and the Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Resident. Kuipers is Senior Editor at Poetry Northwest.



Spring 2019 | Poetry

Flagged to a halt by a woman in boots
and an oiled canvas coat, we stopped for her

orange flag on the highway yesterday in
the first flurries of the season and watched