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in Andrea Cohen’s sixth collection, , published by Four Way Books in September, play with dualities such as bitter and sweet, absence and presence, and silence and speaking. The title poem goes: “It trades in / poison and // in balms. We / call it bitter- // sweet—what / living isn’t?” Aphoristic and witty, Cohen’s poems—some as short as four words—address loss and intimacy. “The disarming playfulness of her linguistic surface leads to the seriousness of her truths,” editor Jenny Barber. Cohen has published poems in and more than twenty other periodicals, including the , , the the , and the journals listed below.

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