Author: Caroline Plasket

Reconcile of Self

Issue 3 | Summer 2019 |

    How to touch another person: as if you are picking up a ripe persimmon from the ground, as if you are cradling the lost, pearl-gray young rabbit intestines shining on the lawn. The cats are killing machines. They keep running on the instinct by which they are moved; as kites in air currents …

In Twos

Issue 3 | Summer 2019 |

    I. The arc of advancement is marked by molars: the 6-year the 12-year the way they erupt from the gums, white bulbs, the way they can tell the age of or identify a corpse. I saved those from my babies; small with a ceramic sheen that came together to briefly tease soft foods …