Letter to a Funeral
by Allison Joseph

Shouldn’t you happen in winter, endless cold snap, bitter winds bruising my chapped cheeks? In movies, you are always gray, set in misty graveyards where actors say unsatisfying truths about life, death, wandering between fake headstones left out in the gloom of cinematic rain. Unseemly to sweat through pain, to bury our dead as unremitting … Continue reading Letter to a Funeral
by Allison Joseph

Allison Joseph

Allison Joseph lives, writes, and teaches in Carbondale, Illinois, where she’s part of the creative writing faculty at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her most recent books are My Father’s Kites (Steel Toe Books), Trace Particles (Backbone Press), and Little Epiphanies (Imaginary Friend Press).