The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Author: Barbara Hamby
Barbara Hamby is the author of six books of poems, most recently Bird Odyssey (2018) and On the Street of Divine Love: New and Selected Poems (2014), both published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. This poem is from her new manucript, Holoholo, which is all odes. Other odes in the book have appeared in American Poetry Review, Tampa Review, and The New Yorker.