Alumna Rose McLarney’s poem “Gather” is up at


Some springs, apples bloom too soon.
The trees have grown here for a hundred years, and are still       quick
to trust that the frost has finished. Some springs,
pink petals turn black. Those summers, the orchards are empty
and quiet. No reason for the bees to come...[Keep Reading]…

Rose is the author of The Always Broken Plates of Mountains (2012, Four Way Books).

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