Iowa, a Photosynthetic Star
by Samantha Futhey

Summers unfurl razor leaves, tiny fingers grasping soil. Stomata, open like punctures in a time card, convert light to sugar, netted in a loop of hunger and thirst, thousands of mouths pulsing to the sun. Orbs of water escape from silica and loam, loss shivering strings of light, a web we cannot sift through, break … Continue reading Iowa, a Photosynthetic Star
by Samantha Futhey

Samantha Futhey

Samantha Leigh Futhey received her M.F.A. in the Creative Writing and Environment program at Iowa State University. She has poetry published or forthcoming in RHINO Poetry, Rust +Moth, Superstition Review, and The Fourth River.

CPR Volume 18-3

July, 2016 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Samantha Futhey, Iowa, a Photosynthetic Star Jennifer Bullis, Organize Your Home Using This Weird Old Trick Nancy Meneey, Sinkholes Gabrielle Freeman, Your Mask is a Gift Chera Hammons, Emergency Supplies Gabrielle Campagnano, with Caution, Enter Risk Jed Myers, … Continue reading CPR Volume 18-3