Chamomile A boy I know died/ and I don’t know what to make of it/ he is my first/ frailty/ Storm clouds gather/ this is good/ I need balance inside and out/ I burn an omelette/ I remember his hands/ did he play piano?/ I never asked/ I do know/ he thought the Narnia books were better than Middle Earth/ and jerk chicken and Mountain Dew were nutritional supplements/ I … [Read more...]
About Nicole Burney
Nicole Burney is a native of New Jersey. She's fascinated by linguistics, and how language reveals layers of estrangement and human identity. Her work has or will appear in THE RUMPUS, Cold Creek Review, Glass Poetry, Cleaver Magazine, Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, and Lunch Ticket Amuse-Bouche. She is currently working on her first full-length collection, BLACK MAMBA.