Melanie Griffith and the Lion
by Jacqueline Balderrama

—after photographs by Michael Rougier In bed with the lion: they sleep, each covered with a blanket. The lion’s tail plumes out from under and falls to the ground. Or in bed with the lion: they are awake, watching each other and the set of plastic ponies on the long, thin shelf of favorites. Or … Continue reading Melanie Griffith and the Lion
by Jacqueline Balderrama

Jacqueline Balderrama

Jacqueline Balderrama grew up in Redlands, California. Currently, she is pursuing an MFA in poetry at Arizona State University where she teaches and serves as Poetry Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review. She is the first place recipient of the California statewide 2012–2013 Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Prize and has received several Piper House Fellowships to … Continue reading Jacqueline Balderrama