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- Camille Rankine, Artwork by Jacquelyn Gleisner
“I’ll read ‘History.' I read it all the time, but it’s one of my favorites, if I do say so myself,” Camille quipped before launching into the most well-trodden work from her chapbook Slow Dance With A Trip Wire
, with its final powerhouse refrain: “Each finger weak with memory:/lost teeth, regret. Our ghosts/walk the shoulders of the road at night./I get the feeling you’ve been lying to me."