July 6, 2022

Cold Keen Pole

Time is a fire as tired as a tunnel and as tiredas a verb. Doris feels filled at night witha bitter mustard. She has given and got as hardas the rest, a princess of chafe, a sorcererof sore and apprentice to fault. She has winkedwhile the moon rolled its sour eye. Damn it, she wants […]

The Woman I’ve Become

Who cares?The world’s legis broken in two places,its wing in three. It hates the cagescrusting its body:the cages of weeddealers, the cagesof hens. The woman I’ve become wantsto open every one.You? Gretchen PrimackGretchen Primack is the author of Visiting Days (Willow Books Editors Select Series 2019), set in a maximum-security men’s prison, as well as two other poetry collections: Kind (Post-Traumatic […]