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Tarot Oulipo I, Ia

Diana Arterian

Author's Note

Tarot Oulipo I

Handling bills, vitamining
upstage. Insulation torn
within that zone. The bulimic
dumbbell, its paddle.

Tarot Oulipo Ia

Children fair, strangely lithe
under the sculptor, his young
one hand, its physical hoodwink

Diana Arterian was born and raised in Arizona. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursuing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. She holds an MFA in poetry from CalArts, where she was a Beutner Fellow. Diana is a Poetry Editor at Noemi Press, and a Managing Editor and founding member of Ricochet. She has recently been honored with residencies and scholarships from Caldera Arts Center and Vermont Studio Center. Her chapbook, Death Centos, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse, and her writing and translation have appeared in Aufgabe, Black Warrior Review, DIAGRAM, Eleven Eleven, Salt Hill, Two Serious Ladies, and The Volta, among others.