Thursday, May 18, 2017

“Regardless of Disaster" by Jessica Greenbaum

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May 18, 2017

Regardless of Disaster

Jessica Greenbaum

About This Poem


"Seeing a house torn down and rebuilt always focuses me on the vulnerability and hand-made quality of our ways of living. And just as politics plays on us, so does the natural world, and world of work, regardless."
—Jessica Greenbaum


Jessica Greenbaum is the author of The Two Yvonnes, (Princeton University Press, 2012). She teaches at Barnard College and lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Photo credit: Leslie Jean-Bart


Poetry by Greenbaum


The Two Yvonnes

(Princeton University Press, 2012)

"What I'm Looking For" by Maureen N. McLane


"House/Boat" by Julie Carr


"Individual Time" by Alice Notley




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