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Self-Portrait with Long Stretches for Brooding

Carole Symer

A psychic once

told my mother

I wouldn’t live

past thirteen.


she was right.

Carole Symer is a psychologist and teaches at New York University. Symer’s poems and essays have appeared in Across the Margin, Black Fox Literary Magazine, Dunes Review, Michigan Chronicle, Sky Island Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, Wild Roof Journal, and elsewhere. She won the Oomen-Schultz Interlochen Writers Award in 2020 and authored Glint (Small Harbor Publishing, 2021). She is currently a student of the M.F.A. Program for Writers at Warren Wilson.

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