Christopher Robin Kindergarten Class Photo, 1974

A poem by Alexandra Oliver

There in the front.
That’s me in the blazer
and little white hat,
already the poser,

the chin pointed up,
designing my ruse,
all set for disaster
in my red shoes.


ALEXANDRA OLIVER is the author of Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway (2013). She is a contributing editor for Partisan

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