What Is Green in Me
by Francesca Bell

—Denise Levertov Evenings, I sit alone and watch my garden crowd and tangle. Plums form, green and small, hard enough to break a window. They will ripen into sweetness but won’t lose their astringent origins. Beyond them, brightness flares on the pomegranate bush and will become something to be trampled, or fruits to pick when … Continue reading What Is Green in Me
by Francesca Bell

Francesca Bell

Francesca Bell’s poetry appears in many journals, including New Ohio Review, North American Review, PANK, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, River Styx, and Zone 3. She has been nominated eight times for the Pushcart Prize and once for Best of the Net. She won the 2014 Neil Postman Award for Metaphor from Rattle.

Volume 17, Issue 2 is now online

Cider Press Review, Volume 17, Issue 2 is now online. Enjoy new poems and reviews by Katherine L. Holmes, Hillary Kobernick, M Ross Henry, Richard Dinges, Jr., Mario Melendez, Eloisa Amezcua, David Koehn, Lois P. Jones, Rhiannon Thorne, Katie Manning, Meredith McDonough, Devon Miller-Duggan, Francesca Bell, George Drew, Virginia Bell, Maggie Rosen, Colleen Michaels, Michael … Continue reading Volume 17, Issue 2 is now online