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Billy Stone Luckett

spinster

Ashley M. Jones     spin•ster noun \’spin(t)- stər\   1. a woman whose occupation is to spin   I am caught in a revolving door. This is unlike the princess at the wheel, waiting for Rumplestilskin’s tinny laugh and…

If I were a phoneme,

Kathleen Nalley     At first, there would be sin.   We’d sing praises for our bodies,   the ripple of touch, the blushed skin,   the sinuous angles    we move within,   tensing,    tensing,    testing the…

If I were a fjord,

Kathleen Nalley   I’d be forged by ice segregation, a- brasion, glacial e- rosion. Sill or shoal at the mouth. Reef or skerry. I’d be a menace to navi- gation, a gener- ous fishing ground, a glacially long val- ley…