Airplane

We are at a science fair,

At the grammar school …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Airplane. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/airplane/

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Locate

My husband and I are upstairs,

Sitting on a couch in this living …

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Locate. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/locate/

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Half

The museum has a photograph

Of a pair of shoes from 9/11, …

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Half. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/half-2/

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Pretend

Our son is invited to a birthday party

Where they will play tag with laser guns, …

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Pretend.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/01/15/pretend/

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No

Eighty seconds, my mother says,

Over the telephone …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem No. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/no/

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Needles

I tell my husband how

I saw needles, …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Needles. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/needles/

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Hand

I am practicing spelling with my son,

Saying the word sever out loud, …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Hand.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/11/20/hand-2/

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