Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Tuesday poem #57 : Rachel Moritz : The shape of its body, the movement and the waveform

I left her in the kitchen, with a woman older than myself.

‘She’ll make a better mother,’
I knew such weight wasn’t finite.

The car purred away on gravel, and where she remained audible,
wind might break these trees.

Dense emporium. Gap, its not yet

Rachel Moritz is the author of three chapbooks: Elementary Rituals, Night Sea, and The Winchester Monologues. Her poems have appeared in Aufgabe, Iowa Review, Typo, VOLT, We Are So Happy to Know Something, and other journals. She lives in Minneapolis, where she publishes a chaplet series from WinteRed Press and edits poetry for Konundrum Engine Literary Review.

the Tuesday poem is curated by rob mclennan

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