“Little Starts” by Nomi Stone (Poetry ’17)

Poetry alum Nomi Stone was recently featured in Alocasia. Read an excerpt of the poem “Little Starts” below:


My wife secretly took
a bunch of cuttings this fall
while I stood watch: two leaves

of a succulent from IKEA, a tiny nub
from the Milkcrate Café on Girard,
and that other dangler

at the boring party in the room with the coats.
It sent out two beet-red roots! When it did, my
wife yelled out to me just before breakfast: Wife!


Continue reading “Little Starts” here: https://alocasia.org/2022/06/21/nomi-stone-little-starts/

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