If we were bunched then straightened If the faultline was a crack If the pointing looped inward If her name dissolved as you said it If smoke was coming out of her mouth If her words were owned before spoken If there were faces under the water If the smoke formed faces If translated from… [Read More]
Nina Puro's writing is in Guernica, Jubilat, the PEN/ America Poetry Series, and in other publications, including chapbooks from Argos Books and Dancing Girl Press. Each Tree Could Hold a Noose or a House, a forthcoming full-length collection, won the 2017 New Issues Poetry Prize. They are a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative and recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Syracuse University (MFA, 2012), Deming Fund, and others. Currently pursuing a Masters in Social Work from NYU, Nina provides psychotherapy and advocacy to sex workers and victims of human trafficking.