05/05/2011

Because the equal sign hasn’t been invented yet
the horizon can’t choose where to settle down.
No matter—a manageable god is a dangerous god.

AUTHOR'S NOTE:

These three lines were plucked from three separate failed poems and put together here. Oddly, it worked.

BIO:

Jessica Goodfellow's book The Insomniac’s Weather Report was recently published by three candles press. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2006, Verse Daily, and The Writer’s Almanac. Recipient of the Chad Walsh Poetry Prize from the Beloit Poetry Journal, Jessica lives with her family in Japan.
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