Marissa Davis is a poet and translator from Paducah, Kentucky, now residing in Brooklyn, New York. Her poetry has appeared or will soon appear in Sundog Lit, Poem-A-Day, Glass, Frontier Poetry, Nimrod, Great River Review, New South, Southeast Review, and Mississippi Review, among others. Her translations are published or forthcoming in Massachusetts Review, New England Review, Mid-American Review, The Common, American Chordata, and RHINO. Her chapbook, My Name & Other Languages I Am Learning How to Speak (Jai-Alai Books, 2020) was selected by Danez Smith for Cave Canem’s 2019 Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady Prize. Davis holds an MFA from New York University.
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“To Autumn” by John Keats is one of the most highly regarded poems in the English language. It is richly imagistic and descriptive. Write your own ode to autumn.
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Write a poem without using articles (a, an, the).
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