It is rare for us to publish a classic poem these days. We would like to more often. Being the end of February and just coming out of a very cold spell, we are happy to see the sun. Longfellow was born in February, so it just seemed like a good idea.
Kelly’s work is currently and forthcoming in literary journals The Stinging Fly, Long Story Short, Wordlegs and Ink Sweat & Tears.
A.R. Rodriguez is a small business owner in Cleveland, Ohio. She has four volumes of poetry and two memoirs. Her material ,in it’s entirety comes from her life’s experience
I peered through granny glasses
at the standard issue
crew cut frat boys
Picture me waiting
in the nook by the window,
long skirt spread out, falling
red and wet-looking against