A new poem by alumna and current Joan Beebe Teaching Fellow Colleen Abel (poetry, ’04) appears online in Drunken Boat:

“I wanted to hang myself. Of course it’s impossible

                    because of the weightlessness.”
                    —Alexandr Laveikin

Some creatures can die from gravity.
The beached whale suffers the weight
of its own organs, unbuoyed, and is crushed.   …

Continue reading online at Drunken Boat 18. 

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