Why didn’t Gregor Samsa use his wings, she wonders. Surely he’d have weighed enough to batter and break the narrow bourgeois windowpanes of his parents’ fettered house: thunk, thunk clattering like a junebug until the glass shattered under his urgency, if only he had felt urgency. She thinks she would have understood him clasped in […]
Ann E. Michael
Ann E. Michael is the author of Water-Rites (Brick Road Poetry Press) as well as four chapbooks, and she writes about poetry, gardening, and speculative philosophical thinking on her blog. She is a contributing editor at Poets’ Quarterly and is currently employed as the writing coordinator of DeSales University.