“Unbutton Here” by Idris Anderson (Poetry ’06)

Poetry alum Idris Anderson was recently featured on Rock Paper Poem. Read an excerpt of “Unbutton Here” below:

a woman in a green jacket holds a large fish

Unbutton Here

Among my mother’s bags
of clothes, patches for quilts,
bits and bobs—what she left us:
a jar of buttons

cut from her dresses
worn out or out of fashion,
what she’d sworn never
to wear again, or, dear buttons,
for sentimental reasons.

Continue reading “Unbutton Here” here: “At Idris Anderson – Unbutton Here (rockpaperpoem.com)

Read a second poem “Photographers of War, 2022” also featured in Rock Paper Poem here: Photographers Of War, 2022 (rockpaperpoem.com)

Idris Anderson on the Web:

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