Posts Published by Karen L. Kilcup

A teacher and writer for over forty years, Karen L. Kilcup is the Elizabeth Rosenthal Professor of American Literature, Environmental & Sustainability Studies, and Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at UNC Greensboro. Her forthcoming book, winner of the 2021 Winter Goose Poetry Prize, is titled The Art of Restoration. See more from Karen at

Gone Rogue

In middle school,          our hygiene teacher Mrs. Miller warned                   the girls about rogue sperm:                   they infest all the swimming pools and ponds, they          inhabit the shower (don’t take one after…

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