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Click here to read “Liquidambar” by Kathleen Kirk.

Kathleen Kirk is the author of Nocturnes (Hyacinth Girl Press 2012), Living on the Earth (Finishing Line Press 2010, New Women’s Voices Series #74), and Broken Sonnets (Finishing Line Press 2009). Her work has appeared in ConfrontationThe Greensboro ReviewMenacing HedgePoetry East, and Waccamaw. She received an MA in English from DePaul University and currently lives in Normal, Illinois. In addition to being a freelance editor, she reviews books for Prick of the Spindle and serves as the poetry editor for Escape into Life. She blogs at kathleenkirkpoetry.blogspot.com.

“Liquidambar” is one of a collection of poems which Kathleen has written about the sculptor Camille Claudel. The poems will be part of a multi-media performance piece staged by the Columbus Dance Theatre in January 2014.