Dana Levin (born 1965) is a poet and teaches Creative Writing at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. She also teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers.
She earned degrees from Pitzer College and the Creative Writing Program at New York University.
Her first book, In the Surgical Theatre, was published by American Poetry Review (Copper Canyon Press) ... more »
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Ars Poetica (Cocoons)
Six monarch butterfly cocoons
clinging to the back of your throat—
you could feel their gold wings trembling.
You were alarmed. You felt infested.
In the downstairs bathroom of the family home,
gagging to spit them out—
and a voice saying Don't, don't—