Category: Poetry

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Light Expectancy

By | Poetry

I was a shit-list and snuck skeleton keys into whiteness and when I hit the woods I got lost. Shame became my monstrous after-shave.

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Winghold

By | Poetry

a disk of light / fall on the glass // could be the full autumn moon / through trees / but it’s the wind

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Hotel Room Wall

By | Poetry

The sound of coyotes comes in off the balcony. Our dog stares, wild-eyed.

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Familiarity

By | Poetry

A week ago, I made a list of things I want to change. This morning, I assess progress.

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Time and Gravity

By | Poetry

An old game, // asking what you would do with an extra hour / if you had one.

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Three Sparrows

By | Poetry

When I open the door in the summer / three sparrows, picking crumbs off the threshold, / always scatter in an instant: small, brown, / so quick they are like excited heartbeats.

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

Early Morning Rain

By | Poetry

Even though my neighbor's car was stolen, and she has cancer or has had cancer, and now the street has an absence in it, like a missing tooth.

Issue 22 | Summer 2019

The North

By | Poetry

You blink back so many red veils // so often they stop being blood. The fur / of your parka becomes indistinguishable / from your own hair.