5 July 2009 | Vol. 9, No. 2
When something is rooted in you, it will be difficult to root it out; you are a fungal-faced pig, your own nose is a blight:
Notes on this piece:
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About the author:
Danielle Pafunda is author of My Zorba (Bloof Books 2008), Pretty Young Thing (Soft Skull Press 2005), and the forthcoming Iatrogenic: Their Testimonies (Noemi Press 2009). She curates poetics forums at Delirious Hem, and is an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming. More can be found at her blog.
For further reading:
See the complete list of work by Danielle Pafunda at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 9, No. 2, where "When something is rooted in you, it will be difficult to root it out; you are a fungal-faced pig, your own nose is a blight:" ran on July 5, 2009. List other work with these same labels: poetry.