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Betsy Mars is an early transplant to the LA area after spending her first 6 years in Connecticut, Wisconsin, and Rio de Janeiro. She wrote her first poem – an elegy to her cat – in Portuguese at age 5 or so. She is a poet, photographer, educator, and recently started Kingly Street Press, releasing Unsheathed:24 Contemporary Poets Take Up the Knife in October, 2019. Her work has been widely published, and her first chapbook, Alinea (Picture Show Press), came out in January, 2019. 2019 was a big year, obviously.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Betsy Mars and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
To the car sales rep & service manager
Paul Lojesk’s poetry has appeared online and in print. He lives in Port Jefferson, NY.
The following work is Copyright © 2019, and owned by Paul Lojeski and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
mother was a prodigious reader