Category: Poetry

Letter From One Who Knows

He longed to be surprising,
egged on by mornings dulled
by hangovers and vomit.
His hands were never clean
when he came home from the site.

The Contact Imperative

She emerges wearing a welder’s mask (I try not to stare) because the blood will splatter under her electric drill—a Black & Decker used to

4 Poems

The kind of thing I see in movies/memories when there are dark basements involved. He sat on the small of her back, cupped her chin

Burn

for Reshma Qureshi   Mustard flowers stipple the olive and emerald fields as dusty buffalos wallow in shrinking mud pools. Women wash pink dupattas and

3 Poems

Some Guidelines for Women After Tomas and Pilar Andres   Below are some don’ts for women to avoid getting into “trouble”*:   A woman should

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