Winner of the 1996 Bakeless Literary Publication Prize for Poetry
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want appropriates us,
sends us out dressed in ragged tulle,
but won't tell
where it last buried the acorn or bone.
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Mary Jo Bang grew up in St. Louis and was educated at Northwestern University, Westminster University (London), and Columbia University. In 1995, she received a "Discovery"/The Nation award. She is poetry co-editor at the Boston Review.
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