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ORIGINS: Shelley Puhak

Origins talks to poet Shelley Puhak, author of the award-winning colection Stalin in Aruba, about her inspiration for two poems that appeared in the summer issue of jmww. Shelley writes “These two poems about doomed love affairs spring from my own love affairs, both with the city of Baltimore and the form of dramatic monologue.” Read more here, and buy a copy of her collection here.