Felicia Zamora
Felicia Zamora Felicia Zamora is the author of the book Of Form & Gather, winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize from University of Notre Dame Press (2017). She won the 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize from Verse, and authored the chapbooks Imbibe {et alia} here (Dancing Girl Press 2016) and Moby-Dick Made Me Do It (2010). Her published works may be found or forthcoming in Columbia Poetry Review, Crazyhorse, Hotel Amerika, Indiana Review, Meridian, North American Review, Phoebe, Pleiades, Poetry Daily, Poetry Northwest, Puerto del Sol, Tarpaulin Sky Magazine, The Adirondack Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Michigan Quarterly, The Normal School, TriQuarterly Review, Verse Daily, Witness Magazine, West Branch, and others. She is an associate poetry editor for the Colorado Review and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Colorado State University.

Peel-back

How land lays over itself, sediment-full; we all in the belly of something other; you witness the neighbor’s dog in taunt of blue day; this just out of & reach is a noun no longer in roll off your tongue; how arms-length means at bay at bay; what you try to keep...

O for passage

To know seasons by shadows, hawk breath, the dip of day early & not early; a page exists for each of these; this too; as in sky, it’s all happening at once & you wonder how to hold a drop of rain outside the wet; all these puzzles with no solutions &...

In middle with other

& the three butterflies lightly suspend just above the road, knee high; flutters of six wings, in almost embrace; what we think we know of instinct; aren’t we all in hover & slightly out of place, bringing a bent kind of beauty with us in our gait; show me what your gait...