Last night’s lightning shocked the yard into green. Now sunlight deckles its edges, and the silver maple has fallen to pieces. I and the baby’s cries, the wind chimes, and the fractured or bending lines of trees have grown querulous. This in a world already thrumming with the noise of praise and complaint. The whole… [Read More]
Cory Hutchinson-Reuss grew up in Arkansas and holds a PhD in English from the University of Iowa. Her poems have appeared in The Pinch, Drunken Boat, Four Way Review, American Literary Review, and other journals. She received the 2016 Lynda Hull Memorial Prize for Poetry from Crazyhorse and was a finalist for the Persea Books Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize and the Milkweed Editions Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. She currently lives in Iowa City with her family.