From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.
Designed by Marielena Andre.
Megan Merchant lives in the tall pines of Prescott, AZ, & is the author of three full-length poetry collections with Glass Lyre Press: GRAVEL GHOSTS (2016), THE DARK’S HUMMING (2015 Lyrebird Award Winner, 2017), GRIEF FLOWERS (2018), four chapbooks, & a children’s book, THESE WORDS I SHAPED FOR YOU (Philomel Books). Her latest book, BEFORE THE FEVERED SNOW came into the world in April 2020 with Stillhouse Press. She is an Editor at Pirene’s Fountain & The Comstock Review. You can learn more at meganmerchant.wix.com/poet.