Contributors in Conversation: Oliver de la Paz and L. S. Klatt

The Common: Contributors in Conversation

 

 

In this episode of The Common’s Contributors in Conversation podcast, Issue 06 contributors Oliver de la Paz and L. S. Klatt read and discuss their poems “Labyrinth 76” and “Apple.”

 

 

 

 

 

Contributors in Conversation: Oliver de la Paz and L. S. Klatt

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