Monday, July 24, 2017

"the dark tree, the cold sea" by Emily Fragos

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July 24, 2017

the dark tree, the cold sea

Emily Fragos

About This Poem


"People are curious about the you in 'the dark tree, the cold sea.' It need not be a secret. My beloved sister died young of cancer. It is she to whom I am speaking."
—Emily Fragos


Emily Fragos is the author of Saint Torch, forthcoming from Sheep Meadow Press in November. She lives in New York City and teaches at New York University and Columbia University.


Photo credit: Dmitri Kasterine

Poetry by Fragos


Saint Torch

(Sheep Meadow Press, 2017)

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