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Chloe Yelena Miller ’98

Alumnae Poet

Chloe Yelena Miller ’98

Chloe Yelena Miller lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, child and their many books. Her poetry collection, Viable, is forthcoming from Lily Poetry Review Books (2021). Her poetry chapbook Unrest was published by Finishing Line Press. Her work has been published in Alimentum, The Cortland Review, McSweeney’s, Narrative Magazine, Poet’s Market, and Storyscape Literary Journal, among others. 

Chloe teaches writing at the University of Maryland Global Campus and Politics & Prose Bookstore, as well as privately. 

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Select Poems

Unwrapped fig tree,

seemingly dormant.

How long to wait

to be sure?

Removal of what was, could have been

and other compound tenses, like the future.


— first published in Literary Mama