Alison Townsend

(Pennsburg, Pennsylvania / United States)

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Alison Townsend (born Pennsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American poet.
She grew up in New York. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Her work has appeared in Calyx, Clackamas Literary Review, Fourth Genre, New Letters, The North American Review, and The Southern Review.
She is married and lives outside Madison, Wisconsin. more »

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Jane Morris Poses For Rossetti's Proserpine

He wanted to paint me.
Though I was married to his best friend,
I felt his eyes follow me everywhere,
his gaze like a sable brush on my skin.
He undressed me, though it wasn't me
he wanted at first, but the way my body
arranged itself under my clothes, my bones
and muscles struts for the teal velvet
drapery he dressed me in. And my hair,
of course, that cloud of auburn
I let loose, coppery strands
floating around me like opium smoke.

I could tell right away he enjoyed
making me...

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