Obscure excellence, domestic with a twist, serendipity, June Cleaver, Dorothy Parker. Scandinavian, backwoods Wisconsin girl who makes, snaps, and writes.
While still slimy from crawling out of the river at birth,
I was branded.
It seared my flesh and I am owned.
Shackled and positioned like Atlas,
Here I hold the heavy world.
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the weight of dreaming
by hand, or heart, or scale.
and the size of life is immense,
i can hold it tightly in my palm;