Lisa Furmanski is a writer and physician living in rural New Hampshire. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry, Antioch Review, Gettysburg Review, Prairie Schooner, Tupelo Quarterly, Hunger Mountain, and elsewhere. Selected poems have been featured on the Verse Daily and Poetry Daily websites.
You could mistake yourself for a bear, her behavior, summers eating donuts and birdseed from flecks of an old man. You, a woman, tucked inside an animal, you omit your cramping blood, you sip cream from other mothers’ milk. Two seasons of stolen cubs and patios locked. A woman, as a bear, […]