Of the Tribe of Summer
by Erin Rodoni

Mini-Cleopatras of the backyard creek, what faith shakes us from the bone of make-believe? Sometimes lions, we stretch sun-lengthened limbs, laugh fierce bells of lilac. Sometimes meat, we dream the soft darkness of mane pressing us downward as we’re devoured, each invisible portion of flesh. Grasshoppers rise from the bank in silent applause. July parades … Continue reading Of the Tribe of Summer
by Erin Rodoni

Erin Rodoni

Erin Rodoni earned her MFA in poetry from San Diego State University. Her poems have appeared or will appear in Best New Poets 2014, Colorado Review, Verse Daily, Ninth Letter, The Pinch, Tupelo Quarterly, Chautauqua, Spoon River Poetry Review, Word Riot, Nimrod International Journal, and others. She won a 2013 Intro Journals Award from AWP. … Continue reading Erin Rodoni