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Jeff Hipsher

Jeff Hipsher’s work has previously appeared in The Common, Phoebe, Forklift: Ohio, Sixth Finch and in the anthology It Was Written: Poems Inspired by Hip-Hop. Works cited in these poems include Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Experience,” Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg’s “Aint Nothin’ But a G Thang,” Clipse’s “Momma I’m So Sorry,” Johnnie & Joe’s “Over the Mountain, Across the Sea,” Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” Bad Religion’s “Man With a Mission,” Timothy Morton’s Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence, John Berger’s Ways of Seeing, Ada Limon’s “During the Impossible Age of Everyone,” and Neil Young’s “Mellow My Mind,” “Albuquerque,” and “Powder Finger.” He lives in Tallahassee with his wife Sarah and their dog, Emma Frost.

HIPSHER (1) Poetry

Baby, mellow my mind. Make me feel like a pair
of birding binoculars or a moment alone
in the doctor’s office.

Jeff Hipsher