As Donna by Divya Victor

This is a story of? / a woman lying on her? / a back?—aback—with her? / a face hidden and a?

BOMB 148 Summer 2019
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Divya Victor is the author of Kith (Fence Books/Book*hug, 2017), Natural Subjects, and Things to Do with Your Mouth. Her chapbooks include Semblance and Hellocasts by Charles Reznikoff by Divya Victor by Vanessa Place.

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That was Now, This is Then

All the experts say I’m sane.
Some even say I might acquire insight someday.

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BOMB 148, Summer 2019

Featuring interviews with Mary Weatherford, Nanfu Wang, Lee Quiñones, Venkatachalam Saravanan, Tyshawn Sorey, Ben Whishaw, Édouard Louis, Geovani Martins, Prageeta Sharma, and James Thomas Stevens.

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