Faith Shearin

Faith Shearin

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Faith Shearin is the author of five books of poetry: The Owl Question (May Swenson Award), The Empty House, Moving the Piano, Telling the Bees , and Orpheus, Turning (Dogfish Poetry Prize). Recent work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review and Poetry East and has been read aloud by Garrison Keillor on The Writer's Almanac. She is the recipient of awards from The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, The Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work also appears in The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poets and in American Life in Poetry. She lives with her husband, her daughter, and a small, opinionated dachshund in a cabin on top of a mountain in West Virginia.

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Winter 2017 Issue

The Singing

The cottage had been built by my great grandfather
who sat alone, in the shade, dressed in work boots
and overalls…

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Winter 2017 Issue

Francis Glessner Lee

She loved miniatures: made tiny replicas of rooms
that captured her imagination, recreated
the stiff chairs, the oil paintings of angels,
a pair of wire-rimmed glasses on a bedside table….

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