The Blind Woman Dictates a Poem to Her Love–Tobi Alfier

I used to know how you looked: strong arms, wrists like a deckhand on trawlers, your nets reaping tons from the sea. Arms that could go ten rounds with anyone in the ring— you still have the belts and trophies.   The back of your neck dark red from the sun. No hat could protect … Continue reading

Fall 2017 / Featured / Poetry 2017 / Uncategorized / Volume 48

I Fell in Love with You Again–Lowell Jaeger

While parked outside a liquor store along the highway winding through the Canadian Rockies.  We’d stopped to pick out a bottle of wine, anticipating romance in the hotel that night.   But the liquor store was closed, and I’d locked the keys in the truck, my wallet on the seat beside your purse and phone. … Continue reading