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Alissa M. Fehlbaum

Alissa M. Fehlbaum

Alissa M. Fehlbaum is working on her MFA at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she also teaches creative writing. She was raised in Mabank, Texas, and received her BA from the University of North Texas.

Sunday, 23 September 2012 18:48

My Whore's Heart

hunger-fucked and angry,
my whore devours
tubes of raging ruby red
lipstick to make her insides
match the outsides of her pumps

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 03:47

Home is Where the Heart Dies

There’s a bottle of bourbon behind the bedpost in your childhood bedroom because your parents would be horrified if they knew how much alcohol you need to drink to be around them duringthe holidays.