Kathryn Cowles
Kathryn Cowles Kathryn Cowles' first book, Eleanor, Eleanor, not your real name (Bear Star 2008), won the Dorothy Brunsman Poetry Prize. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Diagram, The Offending Adam, Free Verse, Drunken Boat, Word for/ Word, Bombay Gin, and The Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day. She is poetry co-editor of Seneca Review, including a 2014 special issue on hybrid, multimedia, and lit-art forms called Beyond Category. She teaches at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in the Finger Lakes Region of New York.

Stopper

Through the red bottle the world is red. Through the blue bottle, otherwise. When I moved away I put a stopper in. What was home was contained. Bottle of Paris air—unopenable or it loses what it was made it separate. Stop. What was home is unreturnable What was time is stoppered a...

Glossary

Map A two–dimensional representation of a three–dimensional swath of land. A diagrammatic rendering. For use with a compass. For use with stars. With a map of the stars. A song I sing to know where I am. For use. A printed version of the line between the island and the sea. The...