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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Turns

I am driving in my car,

Down streets that cut …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Turns.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/turns/

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Sclera

We are at the eye doctor

And she is showing us a diagram …

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Sclera.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/09/30/sclera/

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Memorial

I go to New Jersey,

To a memorial for my aunt, …

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Memorial. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/09/11/memorial/

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