They worry I won’t keep the graves when they’re gone.
See my mother brushing off her hands
at her mother’s grave, surveying lots,
approving and disapproving care and neglect,
my father deep in thought. The trees above
them are the gods of Massachusetts, big-
Continue reading online. An interview with Kerrin about her debut collection Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes is also up at Ploughshares’ blog: http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/the-poems-toggle-between-wreckages-an-interview-with-kerrin-mccadden/.