Ruth Lepson is Poet-in-Residence at the New England Conservatory of Music. In recent years she has been collaborating with musicians. Her forthcoming book of poems from Pressed Wafer will include a CD of musical settings of her poems. Her other books are Dreaming in Color (Alice James), Morphology (with Rusty Crump, Blazevox), and I Went Looking for You (Blazevox). She edited Poetry from Sojourner: a Feminist Anthology (uill press). Her poems have, happily, been in EOAGH, as well as Shampoo, Big Bridge, Jacket2 (forthcoming), & many other journals, and her prose has appeared in Jacket, the Boston Phoenix, Harvard Review, and elsewhere.
A Poem by Nash Tomey