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If They Are a Silueta – Melissa Buzzeo

after Ana Mendieta

If they are a silueta
But I can’t make out where one begins and
Ends

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Vs. Field – Leah Poole Osowski

I could stare down—-a field

but it has distraction

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Genealogy – Gail Mazur

tracing them now would be absurd,

their surnames reinvented, mangled
at every gate. Was there, among their number,

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A Language – Susan Stewart 

 

 —-I had heard the story before
about the two prisoners, alone
in the same cell, and one
gives the other lessons in a language.

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