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Emily Sack


When she isn't writing poetry, Emily Sack is a Professor of Law at Roger Williams University.







► Emily's Origami micro-chapbook and selected poem are available below.


Origami Micro-chapbook

Selected Poem(s)

One Purpose of Poetry



Verses of versus I write
As opposed to,
against my better judgment.

Life isn’t black vs. white
up against down, don’t make
me choose red or green.

Life is and, and if,
and but. And yet,
there is a peace
to certainty, to knowing
against not. To be saved,
or not.

So should I relent
or should I fight on?
Am I angry or just stubborn?
Smart or dense? Sensitive or
merely weak.
Emily Sack © 2009