Jessica Greenbaum was born in 1957 in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of three volumes of poetry; her first volume of poetry, Inventing Difficulty (Silverfish Review Press, 2000) won the Gerald Cable Prize. Greenbaum’s second book, The Two Yvonnes (Princeton University Press, 2012), was chosen by Paul Muldoon for the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets, and was named as a Best Book in Poetry by Library Journal. Greenbaum works as a teacher and social worker in New York City, and serves as the poetry editor of upstreet.
Jessica Greenbaum, “I Love You More Than All the Windows in New York City” from Spilled and Gone (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019). Originally from Poetry (July/August 2009). Used with the permission of the author.
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