Acceptance Speech

By Lynn Powell

Lynn Powell’s most recent book of poetry is Season of the Second Thought, winner of the Felix Pollack Prize from the University of Wisconsin Press. She teaches in the creative writing program at Oberlin College.

“Acceptance Speech,” by Lynn Powell, from The Zones of Paradise, The University of Akron Press, copyright © 2003. Reprinted by permission of the University of Akron Press.

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