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Contributions by Jessica Jacobs:

“Lake George, 1922”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Jessica Jacobs: I grew up beside a lake in Central Florida and, to train for triathlons, my father and I would often swim across it. To keep ski boats from running us over, we’d tow a jon boat along behind us, then row back home, often into the wind, etching into me the actions and images of those oars straining …

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