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I am a damp veil
A mad dame alive in mud


“Working with only (or mostly) the range of letters each pill provides, creating within it a sense of its own world, Walker nevertheless manages to make from this limited substance, poems that extend beyond their encapsulated confines and into a range of expression that can flood the system and alter perception. Warning: mixing with alcohol may cause musing.”

Rowland Saifi

Tara Walker’s writing has appeared in MagnoliaA Journal of Women's Socially Engaged LiteratureThe Columbia Poetry Review and Lunch Ticket. Her chapbook Sewn Into the Nest was published in 2009. She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a current PhD student.