“Guts, Gleam” by Rose McLarney

A new poem by alumna Rose McLarney (poetry, ’10) appears online in Valparaiso Poetry Review:

Guts, Gleam

Gutting the deer, down among the blasts
of fallen leaves, golden and red against
the gray of winter pending, and the red,
of course, of blood, and the more various
shades of insides—the yellows and purples
and pure, resistant whites you don’t think of
until you’re doing the work—is not what
strummed, beat in, certainly not what
set to singing, my senses.

Finish reading online.

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