The Babies

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Saturnalia Books, 2004 - Poetry - 67 pages
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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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This was required reading for one of my poetry classes in college. Not sure we ever actually used it in the class. I find it hard to accurately review poetry. It is a visceral, emotional experience ... Read full review

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this is one of my favorite works of poetry. clever, spooky, secretive, sabrina orah mark has perfected it. here is one of the poems in it: Read full review


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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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