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Paula Bohince

Paula Bohince is the author of three poetry collections—Swallows and Waves (Sarabande, 2016), The Children (Sarabande, 2012), and Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods (Sarabande, 2008).

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Sparrow

Fall 2019 | Poetry

When the fledgling fell 
from its nest, by meager attempt,
by pinwheel descent,
and lay, unguarded,

Easter, the American Church in Paris

Fall 2019 | Poetry

 Very cold, like in a forest’s clearing, shadowed by grayboulders. Very cold, and the pipe organan enormous paternal tree, bleeding sap. The eye climbs and crossesand climbs again to take it in. The stainedglass casts gems onto the stone floor [...]