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Poetry Sunday: Susan Terris: ‘Memo Poems’

By Women's Voices For Change
Susan Terris’s “memo poems” are an example of a “nonce” or made up form—here unrhymed and unmetered couplets with no capitalization and no punctuation. According to Terris, the apparent informality of the poems is “deceptive” and produced work that was, for her “uncharacteristically raw and intimate.”
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