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Faith Shearin

Faith Shearin is the author of three books of poetry: The Owl Question, The Empty House, and Moving the Piano. She lives in a cabin on top of a mountain in West Virginia with her husband, her daughter, and an opinionated dachshund.

— From December 2014

The Dog Watched Television

The summer of my mother’s illness, / a season so hot and dry it might / have erupted in flames, we discovered / the dog liked television.

December 2014


My daughter discovers sex while watching / a documentary about elephants.

November 2010
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