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E. Hampton

EVELYN HAMPTON lives in Providence. We Were Eternal and Gigantic, a short book of stories and poems, was published in April 2010 by Magic Helicopter Press. Her website is Lispservice.com.

Girl

There’s nothing about her curls that I haven’t seen elsewhere in the world—I’ve watched streams and been caught in them. The way steam leaves a source of heat is one of the many ways to leave that I’m familiar with. People talk about life’s mysteries, but I’ve seen clouds from above, and descending through them, I’ve looked up.

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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