Incantation for Akimbo
by Jen Karetnick

For awry For aslope For askew For shaped into a crook For throwing an awkward elbow For the handles of jugs and impertinent teapots For sharp-pointed For bow-bent For the etymology of battle (in common use) From Old Norse to Middle English as applied to spear, spike, dagger, goad, hook, anchor, axe, knife, sword— Let … Continue reading Incantation for Akimbo
by Jen Karetnick

Jen Karetnick

Jen Karetnick is the author of seven poetry collections, including The Treasures That Prevail (Whitepoint Press, September 2016), finalist for the 2017 Poetry Society of Virginia Book Prize. The winner of the 2017 Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Contest, the 2016 Romeo Lemay Poetry Prize and the 2015 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize, her work appears or … Continue reading Jen Karetnick

CPR Volume 20-4

January, 2019 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Philip Memmer, The God of Importance Eileen Moeller, Sappho Collaborations: But I To You Jen Karetnick, Incantation for Akimbo Alison Stone Timely Ghazal Alice Pettway, Lignin Andrew Wittstadt, Mr. Mayor Offers to Splurge on Whatever You Desire: Sale … Continue reading CPR Volume 20-4