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Mary-Beth O’Shea-Noonan

Mary-Beth O’Shea-Noonan’s first chapbook, Hungry Grass, is forthcoming from Amherst Writers and Artists Press. She lives in Worthington, Massachusetts.

— From October 1997

June 1954

I was conceived / in a shack by the sea, / its shingles bleached / and beaten nickel gray. / There were waves that day / washing over the foundations / of the old saltworks.

October 1997
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