ESPECIALLY THE DEER
ISBN 0-9723224-0-X

CONTENTS

I. Julie Ruble

we're so resilient.
indoor pool; free hbo.
and jamie wouldn't eat her dinner.
106 degrees on the belt, and this is how it feels after.
the smear of junk in the parking lot, we dance to keep off our shoes
smoking in a back office
how we quit the year.
blue cranes
He said DO IT FOR ME.
listen, i don't want to do this.
burnt sienna boys
mini cleanser
piedmont radiation
the year (the WHOLE year)


II. Mary Beth Magin

a girl, singing
lonely
tangrams
after love came
love some slack
wouldn't i sing,
dream
pick
on tainted memory
on its way
Strength
disarmament
match
glowering
incomplete circumstance
waxing floor room
dwindle
lilas
body part
1982-1999
3.31


III. Tyurina Allen

This
Girl, In the Morning
If Girls Could Be Kings
Key Points of Conception in the Eighth Month
Letters to Mother
My Abortion
Different Mirrors
Girl2Girl Action
Phone Calls
Speaking Sadist
To the Male Artifact in the Third Row
::Experiment One::
I, Movements in Automatic Writing.
Surrogate
Blessing the Child
The Street on the Day of my Grandfather's Death
Why I Will Not Sit with Mothers on Sundays.
Susej
with you
Being Young and Knowing a Little


Especially the Deer was the first book released by Sundress Publications in 2002 and the first book in the Artemis Project, which publishes poetry by women who are 25 or younger. Featuring poetry by Sundress favorites Julie Ruble, Mary Beth Magin, and Tyurina Allen, Especially the Deer has now been re-released with a new cover and book design! Get this beautiful 8.5" x 8.5" glossy-covered, perfect-bound edition today for only $12.95!

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