I Cook Us Beets I cook us beets, using the red to smear your teeth with love. This poem will not be long. I make us beets, pulling them apart like convex and ashamed little hearts. You are yearned for most when you are saturated. Last night, I split open my lip talking of mundane things: you, 23 years married, golfer, lover of the absence in light. This poem … [Read more...]
About Joanna Cleary
Joanna Cleary is an undergraduate student double majoring in English Literature and Theatre and Performance at the University of Waterloo. Her work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in The /tƐmz/ Review, The Hunger, Pulp Poets Press, Every Pigeon, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, and Subterranean Blue Poetry, among others. She is also currently a Blog Editor for Inklette Magazine. Follow her on instagram @joannacleary121.