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This selection from In the Circus is an SER TWO exclusive. Please look forward to seeing another of Gabrielle Bates's poetry comics featured in The Southeast Review Vol. 36.2.

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From In the Circus:


Gabrielle Bates works at Open Books: A Poem Emporium and edits for the Seattle Review, Poetry Northwest, Broadsided Press, and Bull City Press. Her poems and poetry comics appear in Poetry, New England Review, jubilat, and elsewhere, and she is the recipient of support from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Artist Trust, and Hugo House. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she currently lives in Seattle.

Photo: Liesa Cole