This poem first appeared in Rise Up Review and is reprinted here by permission of the author.
Listen to the poet read this poem here.
Angelique Zobitz’s chapbook Love Letters to The Revolution is her first. She is a 2020 Best New Poets nominee, a Spring 2019 Black River Chapbook Competition finalist, and a two-time 2019 Best of the Net nominee. Her work has appeared in The Journal, Sugar House Review, The Adirondack Review, Obsidian: Literature & Arts of the African Diaspora, Yemassee, and many others. She lives in West Lafayette, Indiana with her husband, her daughter (affectionately dubbed “The Revolution”), and a wild rescue dog. Learn more about her at angeliquezobitz.com. Photo Credit: Mike Zobitz.
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