Fall

Iraq, I tell my husband,

As we stand in our kitchen …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Fall. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at https://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/fall/

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Circuit

The power goes off again

In this condo I am living in …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Circuit. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/06/13/circuit/

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Helmet

Ten years, my husband is saying,

As we put our sons to bed, turn …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Helmet. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/05/18/helmet/

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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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