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Elizabeth Bradfield

Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of Interpretive Work, which won the 2009 Audre Lorde Prize, and the forthcoming Approaching Ice, a finalist for the James Laughlin Award. A naturalist who works in the far north, she lives on Cape Cod.

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The Greeks were right. The land beneath the pole star   toward which the great bear noses his bright stars,   never hiding that constant and fruitless work, is mirrored.   Take this, then, as proof that imagination is not…