Tuesday, July 25, 2017

new from above/ground press: Entering Sappho, by Sarah Dowling

Entering Sappho
Sarah Dowling

IN Ninety-seven Troys
Eighty-three Eurekas
Fifty-seven Etnas
Fifty-six Antiochs
Fifty-four Athenses
Fifty-four Romes
Fifty-one Albions
And fifty Arcadias

In forty-nine Palmyras
Forty-eight Spartas
Forty-five Senecas
Thirty-nine Phoenixes
Thirty-nine Alphas
Thirty-seven Homers
Thirty-six Caledonias
Thirty-six Carthages
Thirty-five Macedonias
Thirty-three Uticas
And thirty-one Corinths

In thirty Milos
Twenty-nine Omegas
Twenty-seven Smyrnas
Twenty-five Argoses
Twenty-five Adrians
And twenty-four Olympias

I wake up and disappear

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
July 2017
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Sarah Dowling is the author of DOWN (Coach House, 2014) and Security Posture (Snare, 2009) which received the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. She has previously published one chapbook, Birds & Bees (TrollThread, 2012), as well as numerous shorter works in literary journals. Sarah teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Washington Bothell.

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