Contributions by Alysse McCanna

Issue 17 | Summer 2015

Sylvia Plath in the Kitchen

By | Poetry

“Poetry is the blood-jet. There is no stopping it” —Sylvia Plath A drop of red on the wooden cutting board alongside the slab of bloody beef—but my own chicken heart has birthed it, too fool to secure the sharp blade fully in my palm and now the dilemma of cleaning with a dripping thumb on …