My Mother Asks Me to Put Myself in My Father’s Shoes I wrapped him in the ocean so the waves could help him sleep, roll over him like seashells, resting while the world crashed. We built him from a lake and his sister from the lilies— that one is an oasis now, koi fish flicking in her chest. She asks how babies are made, and I say the soggy parts, and she … [Read more...]
About Emily Tuttle
Emily Tuttle is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park, where she was editor of two on-campus journals and editorial assistant to Poet Lore for two years. She has been awarded the Jimenez-Porter Literary Prize for Poetry. Previously, she has been published in Ghost City Review, Yes Poetry, apt, and Sigma Tau Delta's Rectangle, among others.