Jennifer Jackson Berry

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Jennifer Jackson Berry is the author of To Know Crush (YesYes Books, 2020) and The Feeder (YesYes Books, 2016). Her most recent chapbook Bloodfish was published by Seven Kitchens Press in 2019 as part of their Keystone Chapbook Series. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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The Feeder

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To Know Crush

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When I Was a Girl

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Pittsburgh Poetry Review

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“x = feathers, y = boards
english: light as a feather, stiff
as a board, she is a feather,

he is a board. logic proof: if light as a feather,
then stiff as a board.
what are the conditions of stiffness?

the boy will be stiff if & only stiff
if the girl is light as a feather & not bored.
chemistry & sex ed: if the girl is light as a feather,

as air, as feathery as air, then the boy will be
stiff as a board”
Jennifer Jackson Berry, When I Was a Girl

“My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light!”
Edna St. Vincent Millay, A Few Figs from Thistles

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