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Paisley Rekdal

Paisley Rekdal’s most recent book of poetry is The Invention of the Kaleidoscope. Intimate, a hybrid phototext memoir that combines poems, nonfiction, and fiction with photography, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. Her other works include The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee, A Crash of Rhinos, and Six Girls without Pants. She teaches creative writing at the University of Utah.


Ballard Locks

Spring 2010 | Poetry

Air-struck, wound-gilled, ladder upon ladder of them thrashing through froth, herds of us climb the cement stair to watch this annual plunge back to dying, spawn; so much twisted light the whole tank seethes in a welter of bubbles: more like s [...]