The Babies

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Saturnalia Books, 2004 - Poetry - 67 pages
13 Reviews
The Babies, by Sabrina Orah Mark, is the premier winner of the Saturnalia Books Poetry Contest, judged by renowned poet Jane Miller (Memory at These Speeds: New and Selected Poetry). Of The Babies, poet Claudia Rankine writes, “Rarely do we encounter poems that are so precisely framed, though on their surface seemingly whimsical and erratic. These poems are gorgeous, intelligent, and disturbing.”

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User Review  - Will Walton - Goodreads

Sabrina Orah Mark writes my favorite kind of poetry. Abstract, crypto-confessional flights of fancy and/or frenzy. Beautiful, sometimes scary. Read full review

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User Review  - Patricia Murphy - Goodreads

This is fun--it's one of those times when I read a poem in a lit mag and immediately log on to buy the poet's books. There I was: innocently reading Black Warrior Review, when a poem by Sabrina Orah ... Read full review

Contents

Day
1
In the Origami Fields
15
The Visit
29
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

SABRINA ORAH MARK was raised in Brooklyn, New York. She received her B.A. from Barnard College, and her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Mark, a recipient of a fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center, has had poems published in American Letters and Commentary, Conduit, Denver Quarterly, Fence, The Canary, Volt, and other journals.

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