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Samantha Giles

Samantha Giles is the author of deadfalls and snares (Futurepoem Books, 2014). She is the director of Small Press Traffic and lives in Oakland, California.

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from “Origin”

you are
formed for the
contingent spaces
for stamens withered
and the particulars visited
you are
migrating to the distant
considering the many
and imagined
but some which veil green
by so long an immersion
are measured
and cut
and cut again