The sky lights up/a razor over chin/respecting curves/still dropping bodies/ hard: no witnesses/A salvaged heaven/not heard for miles/only open for a two day sales event/your soul can enter for a limited time/a cry heard around the earth/ Not Oh but/ This could have been you.
Jennifer MacBain-Stephens went to NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and now lives in the DC area. She is the author of two full length poetry collections (forthcoming.) Her chapbook “Clown Machine” is forthcoming from Grey Book Press this summer. Recent work can be seen or is forthcoming at Jet Fuel Review, Freezeray, The Birds We Piled Loosely, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Inter/rupture, Poor Claudia, and decomP. Visit: http://jennifermacbainstephens.wordpress.com/.