“At Motel 6 the Night DeeDee Died” by Rebecca Foust (Poetry ’10)
Poetry alum Rebecca Foust was recently featured on Verse Daily. Read an excerpt of “At Motel 6 the Night DeeDee Died” below:
At Motel 6 the Night DeeDee Died
Smell of mothball and sweat and gin,
the secondhand wool suit your father wore
while he paced all night in light rain.
Smell of wet salt through the sliding glass door;
on the cinder-block deck, step-step and turn.
Two miles to the south the plug’s been pulled
on your slow inward torque and return
to the womb…
Continue reading here: “At Motel 6 the Night DeeDee Died” by Rebecca Foust from THE CINCINNATI REVIEW
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