Monthly Archives: April 2012

Adventure #6, “Try a Sonnet,” she said: Ending with Bad Rhyme

The Last Stall on the Left Poem Reading She scrapes her nail along her stretch marks conscious his lips read between each line those remnants of seed; warm water descending vines that wind through rooms—a boy’s pail, a girl’s twine … Continue reading

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Adventure #5, Depositing a Check: Young Girls Pondering the Metaphysics of Powdered Cream and Sugar

(See “An Adventure a week . . .” for a description of this project) I went to the bank to deposit a $25 check. Apparently, I’d been throwing money at my insurance company, hoping, I now realize, that the stained … Continue reading

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