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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

This Hour by Saskia Hamilton

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April 11, 2017
 

This Hour

 
Saskia Hamilton
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About This Poem

 

"I was thinking about how distinctly I experience time in the 'uncertain hour' or hours the poem describes, how infinite time seems when given in those short spans, how far memory can travel before completing its arc in the present moment again."
—Saskia Hamilton

 

Saskia Hamilton is the author of Corridor (Graywolf Press, 2014). She teaches at Barnard College.

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