(unidentified woman found August 15, 2011, near Glasgow, Kentucky) When the Scythians came, their bodies and mounts laced with sweat, the plain birds would go silent. These men, fed from horse-blood, scalps hanging from their reins. And I, in my dawn, heard the whippoorwills’ last calls through the sycamore trees. No jangle of horse-flesh or… [Read More]
Aimée Baker lives in upstate New York where she teaches English at SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College. She received her MFA from Arizona State University. Poems from her series on missing and unidentified women have appeared in journals such as The Southern Review, The Massachusetts Review, and The Pinch. In 2014, she received a Zoland Poetry Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center which supported her work on this project.