Eric Higgins has poems appearing in or forthcoming from New Ohio Review, Prairie Schooner, The Greensboro Review, Guernica, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. A recent recipient of a Vermont Studio Center fellowship, he has a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston, where he was awarded the Inprint Verlaine Prize in Poetry. His website is erichigginspoetry.com.
We put up a clinic. I’d been a salesgirl, cosmetics. I couldn’t point out the place on a map. We went through our church. I believe in being positive. I thought, Sprained ankles and headaches. In the first hour, a man with no pants and bloated privates carted himself in. He had to use a […]