Descending: A Found Poem

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the moon, done
with the window,

descended

snow freckles
and good, organic
sleep
in the greasy
searchlight
of the ceiling

my bed is a
ceremony,
a stone.

(Source: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood)

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Jessica Halsey was born in Arkansas and has lived most of her life in the United States and Panama. She earned a BA in Sociology from Randolph-Macon Woman's College and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. Would you like to know more?

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