Lauren Brazeal is currently earning her MFA in poetry from Bennington College. Her work has appeared in Folio, Natural Bridge, Verse Daily and Salamander among other journals. She’s currently working on a series about her time as a runaway in California.
What was your mantra?
Germ, We’re huddled in the dark because the room’s painted black, because OD shook us and said a helicopter’s circling the roof and any minute we’ll be cornered. Any minute, men with guns will find us. But we can hide here, our whispers coiling, watching yellow stars writhe and scatter in our eyes. The ceiling’s […]