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Excerpt from Poem Thirty Tupelo Press Poetry Challenge 2016

"He let his golden casket fall,

like a thousand white flowers

in the student’s hand,


+This is an excerpt of Secret Poem Thirty, the full version will appear in the forthcoming book that will be published by Tupelo Press of all of the February 2016 poets who participated in the poem a day challenge this month.  More information on how to purchase the book soon! Thank you to Tupelo Press, and also the anonymous gracious donor who made this possible.

To read more of Ava's poetry, please come back soon!  Please see Ava's poetry collaboration with photographer Tyler Oliver.