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I Wish I Had a Beak

Lydia Gompper

I would pick the tangles

from your hair

Build a nest

of you, you, you

And scream

that I was home.

Lydia Gompper works in international book sales at Penguin Random House. She is a 2022 graduate of Princeton University, where she studied history and theater, and she currently lives in Connecticut. Her work is published or forthcoming in miniskirt magazine, Mag 20/20, and elsewhere.

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