11/27/2010

shut in cold blue light,
in blown snow, my son’s
breath a forgiveness a road-
side x a windshield a
tunnel a handful of pebbles.

BIO:

Erika Meitner is the author, most recently, of Ideal Cities (HarperCollins, 2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner. Her next book, Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls, is forthcoming from Anhinga Press in 2011. She is an assistant professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she teaches in the MFA program.
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