The model on the refrigerator door emerges out of the sea like Venus after a tummy tuck and a boob job. Nobody’s floating in from the wings to cover that body with a scarlet cloak and if there are any zephyrs on the scene they’re off camera splicing that baby-smooth butt with the selfies their […]
All those eons spent worrying about demons and in the end it was tumbleweed that took us. Wave after wave of rootlessness blocking doors and piling up outside two-car garages, the future drifting from town to town, beyond saving. I stand at the kitchen sink, rinsing the latest brand of salvation with golden dust. You […]
Lori Lamothe‘s first full-length poetry collection, Trace Elements, is forthcoming in December 2014 from Kelsay Books. She has also published several chapbooks, including Ouija in Suburbia (forthcoming, Dancing Girl Press). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Blue Lyra Review, CALYX, Hawaii Pacific Review, Third Coast and other magazines.