Las Meninas

poetry by Klara du Plessis | third-place winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in poetry


i. This poem is based on Diego Velázquez’s painting and Pablo Picasso’s version of it, both named Las Meninas.
ii. Lynne Tillman, Motion Sickness
iii. Anne Carson, Eros The Bittersweet


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KLARA DU PLESSIS is a poet and critic residing in Montreal. Her chapbook, Wax Lyrical, was released from Anstruther Press, 2015. She curates the monthly,Montreal-based Resonance Reading Series, and writes reviews and essays forBroken Pencil Magazine, The Montreal Review of Books, The Rusty Toque and other journals. Poems have appeared in Cosmonauts Avenue, The Puritan, The White Wall Review and other journals. Follow her on Twitter.

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