Kathleen Graber is the author of two collections of poetry: Correspondence (Saturnalia Books, 2006) and The Eternal City (Princeton University Press, 2010). She has recently been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2012. She teaches in the Graduate Creative Writing Program at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The Love of Jesus is a thrift warehouse on the Southside of town. Everything inside is a dollar. On Mondays & Fridays, everything is fifty cents. A stormy afternoon in June & I drift for hours down the aisles: bread machines & coffee pots. Shirts & shoes. Teetering stacks of mismatched dinnerware. […]