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Katrina Shepherd — Touchstone Award Winner

Katrina Shepherd is a recipient of a Touchstone Individual Poem Award for 2016 for her poem

last day of summer
the taste of the wooden stick
inside the ice cream

It first appeared in The Heron’s Nest 18.4.

See the complete list of winners of both Individual Poem Awards and Distinguished Books Awards in the Touchstone Archives.

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  1. I can taste it, feel it on my tongue. And the juxtaposition with “last day of summer” is perfect. (Even though, unless we are slaves to the calendar, we don’t know that the last day of summer is the last day of summer until it’s over.) As Alan says, stunning.

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