Jean C. Howard is an award-winning video and performance poet, organizer, producer, and participant in the original development of the internationally-acclaimed, “Poetry Slam,” has published poetry in over one hundred publications, including Harper’s Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, and her own book, Dancing in Your Mother’s Skin (Tia Chucha Press).
Jean C. Howard
Fat, little BB of motion, of minute flight, weaving prayers above sugar, an open mouth of wine and lemon wedge. Dreaming lazily of summer, its orchards ripe and aching, abstractions of fruit at sun-cut angles. Here you dip toward watermelon, haystacked with straws of jicama, then swerve toward bleeding fig. My thoughts go out to […]