Foxglove Journal & National Poetry Month

Foxglove Journal

Happy to see “Da Eye Wife / Woods Number 1” found a home this morning among the fine e-pages of Foxglove Journal.  Thank you to Editor Elizabeth Gibson for including this work.  The title, interestingly, is one borrowed from a Shooglenifty song.  The poem could also be read as a companion to another poem I wrote in the fall titled, “Cèilidh for Angus” which will be published in both Wild Musette and Picaroon Poetry this spring.

And because it is April 1st, National Poetry Month, I’d like to encourage you to check out an array of poetry collections I’m currently perusing.  Happy poetry!

April 1 Reading

Camille Dungy, Trophic Cascade; Ishmael Hope, Rock Piles Along the Eddy; Vivian Wagner, The Village; Alice Teeter, Elephant Girls; Julie Hungiville LeMay, The Echo of Ice Letting Go; Carolyn Kizer, Mermaids in the Basement; Morgan Parker, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé.

Author: kerstenchristianson

Kersten Christianson is a raven-watching, moon-gazing, high school English-teaching Alaskan. She serves as poetry editor of the quarterly journal Alaska Women Speak. Her latest collection of poetry is Curating the House of Nostalgia (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2020). Kersten holds an MFA from the University of Alaska. @kerstenak

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