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Vivé Griffith

Vivé Griffith’s work has appeared in Oxford American and River Teeth. She installed a poetry box at the curb of her home in Austin, Texas, and she puts a favorite poem into it every Sunday afternoon.

— From April 2021
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

To Make It Through

Some of us have faced devastating losses of jobs or homes or family members, and some of us have more time to take up hobbies and house projects. Some of us pop our trunks open, and some of us fill them.

April 2021
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Three Ages Of Woman

Once a man promised to wait all day for me at Rome’s Piazza della Repubblica, to wait all day and into the night for me to arrive. I was taking an overnight bus from Prague to Venice, then a water taxi from the bus to the train station, and finally a train from Venice to Rome. We had no idea how long it would take.

December 2008
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