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Contributions by Lisa Allen Ortiz:

“Cost Benefit”

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Collaborators’ Q&A This poem was chosen in response to Cheryl Gross’s art—can you talk about the experience of finding words that were in conversation with the image? What leapt out first from Cheryl’s art? A particular image? A mood? A line? Poet Lisa Allen Ortiz: In fact I wrote the poem in response to Gross’ drawing. I am a sucker for text in visual art, and I really liked the receipt she put on the …

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