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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Distance

On my computer there are photographs

Of a refugee camp in Kabul, …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Distance.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/08/03/distance/

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Free

Today it is the Fourth of July,

And when my son finds me …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Free.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/07/04/free/

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Rounds

A soldier is standing in the darkness

Next to a door, next to a compound …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Rounds.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/rounds/

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Pronoun

I am sitting in my station wagon,

Thinking about pronouns, or how …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Pronoun.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/pronoun/

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Bee

This morning I read about a veteran

Who said I returned home, and no one noticed, …

 

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Bee.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/bee/

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Spin

When my son asks me what is a tsunami,

I tell him it is a giant wave …

This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Spin.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/spin/

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