Three poems with audio by Francine Conley (poetry, ’14) appear in Tinderbox Poetry Journal:

Francine Conley (poetry, ’14)



For the Hive

Those were years I told one man after another sure,

I’d fuck a lug like you, why not.  I looked down the barrel


of each rifled gaze because I wanted less to be like a woman

who waits than a man who takes as he pleases, enters a bar,


surveys the perennial variety, chooses which one he’ll take

home.  No longing; no loneliness allowed: just action.

. . . continue reading here.

To read “Greenland,” click hereand to read “The Kitchen, click here.

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