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Joyce Peseroff

Joyce Peseroff is the author of several collections of poetry, including Know Thyself (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015).

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Egg Candling


Shadow=life
in its thin citadel
porous to light and air,
the only place on earth
able to produce a feather.
A penlight's probe determines
whether the settlement will be
vacant forever or hides
hackles that might one
morning, rising,
crow.