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Contributions by Emma Sovich:

“Bereavement Dinner”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Emma Sovich: I hoped that the artist would surprise me, and she certainly did. I suppose the obvious things (for me) to pick up from the poem would’ve been the sailfish, jewelry, blue, even the elephant (I so hoped not the elephant, even though, uh, Roll Tide). What inspires you in this poem? Artist Kara Searcy: The strength portrayed by the grandmother …

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