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Palmer Smith's "The Butterfly Bruises" at Ximenez-Fatio House

Presented by Ximenez-Fatio House Museum at Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, St. Augustine FL

Mar 04 2022
Palmer Smith's "The Butterfly Bruises" at Ximenez-Fatio House

Poet Palmer Smith reads from her book “The Butterfly Bruises” at Ximinez-Fatio House Museum for First Friday Art Walk.

Acclaimed author, professional creative writer, teacher, and poet Palmer Smith presents The Butterfly Bruises, a collection of poems and stories regarding animals, the ocean, miscommunication, childhood, Northeastern versus Southern American culture, family, nature versus technology, and the imagination of the introvert.

In these lyrical texts, a couple sleepwalks together, a therapist is imagined as a snake, a manatee befriends a widow, a ghost haunts an old Charleston home, and New York City becomes its own character. Stepping into these

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