The American Journal of Poetry
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Jennifer Hambrick

Dementia Unit Art Gallery


bouquet of tongue depressors tied together with orange yarn                collage of smiles cut out from magazine photos           paper plate with blue tissue paper carnations glued to it                tangle of red yarn next to a fake christmas tree        red and purple paint thumbprints all over an old sheet                             finger painting titled garbage tree                         pile of poster boards with rickrack glued all over them               finger painting titled romance            construction paper easter eggs pinned to a cork board               coloring book shamrock colored pink finger painting titled tomorrow                three pieces of macaroni painted green and glued to red construction paper                chain of paper dolls with the heads cut off




JENNIFER HAMBRICK is a Pushcart Prize nominee and the author of Unscathed (NightBallet Press), nominated for the Ohioana Book Award. She has received numerous awards for her work, which has appeared in the Santa Clara Review, The Main Street Rag, Third Wednesday, Modern Haiku, the major Japanese newspapers The Asahi Shimbun and The Mainichi, and elsewhere.  A classical musician and broadcaster, Jennifer Hambrick lives in Columbus, Ohio.  Her blog, Inner Voices, is at



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