Evie Shockley Skin Poems

  • 1.
    He's as high as a georgia pine, my father'd say, half laughing. southern trees
    as measure, metaphor. highways lined with kudzu-covered southern trees.

    fuchsia, lavender, white, light pink, purple : crape myrtle bouquets burst
    ...
  • 2.
    i. august 1619

    arrived in a boat, named
    and unnamed, twenty, pirated
    ...
  • 3.
    my sister's visit
    to india begins
    it. i asked for a sari,
    but received
    ...
  • 4.
    Dear Daughter,
    Can you be fifty-three this
    month? I still look for you to peek around
    my door as if you'd discovered a toy
    ...
  • 5.
    ,
    resistant, cupped, no, cocked
    in the V of her elbow. i want
    my curves mountainous
    ...
Total 5 Skin Poems by Evie Shockley

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