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She Dressed in a Hurry by Tania Pryputniewicz

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She Dressed in a Hurry (for Lady Di)

A Photo Poem Montage by Tania Pryputniewicz

Photography by Robyn Beattie,
Piano, Scriabin Etude, Opus 42#4, Stephen Pryputniewicz
Text of Poem, originally published at Salome Magazine


taniaRecent poetry by Tania Pryputniewicz appeared either in print or on-line at Autumn Sky, Literary Mama, Linebreak, Salome Magazine, The Spoon River Poetry Review and Tiny Lights; new work is forthcoming at The Blood Orange Review. She Dressed in a Hurry, (for Lady Di), belongs to a longer series of poems in progress titled Thirteen Incarnations exploring iconic female personalities including Nefertiti, Ophelia, Joan of Arc, Amelia Earhart and Marilyn Monroe. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Tania is the poetry editor at the Fertile Source ( (which features artwork and writing focused on all aspects of pregnancy, birth, fertility, miscarriage, and adoption). She lives in Sonoma County, California with her husband, three children, and five feral cats and keeps a blog documenting the process of mothering while writing at Feral Mom, Feral Writer (

For notes on the process of creating the photo/poem montage:


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