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I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl

by Kelle Groom

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A poet whose work is included in Best American Poetry 2010 presents a full-length memoir based on her autobiographical Ploughshares essay that recounts her struggles with alcoholism and search for answers after her son's death from leukemia.

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Kelle Groom is the author of three collections of poetry. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2010, The New Yorker, Ploughshares and Poetry Marion Ettlinger/ hide caption

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