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Of Zebra

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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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illness, father, kid, mountain, zebra, general


The following is a book of poetry, born of the chaos in leaving home and discovering loneliness within the confines of my own body. Sustaining a mixed vernacular, that of the rural Midwest, the Bible, medicine, and the strange, this book seeks a sympathy with illness and with those who suffer its symptoms. I drew much upon my childhood in particular the years spent going on rounds with my father at the local hospital.


First Advisor

Dara Wier

Second Advisor

Peter Gizzi