Rachel Abramowitz

Rachel Abramowitz‘s poems and reviews have appeared in Crazyhorse, Oxonian Review, YEW, POOL, jubilat, Colorado Review, and Painted Bride Quarterly. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the University of Oxford, and teaches at Barnard College in New York.


Poem [Under the modern regime of beauty camouflage, everything about woman is detachable except her ears.] by Rachel Abramowitz

    I have one of those removable complexions. I molt blonde hair, shed my automatic teeth   and discard my mechanical eye. I am older than hieroglyphics; I gain every lap. I walk the plank,   pearls in my heels, swirling like Ophelia’s resentful drain. I accent like a […]