Kary Wayson was born in Hanover, N.H., and grew up in Portland, Ore. Her first book, American Husband, was published in 2009. Her poems have been published widely, including in The Best American Poetry 2007, and the 2010 Pushcart Prize anthology. A 2012 The Stranger “Genius Award” nominee, Kary works as a waitress and a poetry teacher in Seattle.

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A poem by Kary Wayson. Read now in our Seattle edition.
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A poem by Kary Wayson. Read now in our Seattle edition.
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Let’s face it: I’ve taken liberties. Be they bodies up from being sunk, be they bubbles uttered out the mouth. This history hasn’t happened yet. All is as was before: my head is crawling with lice-like have and to be words. So here:...