New Poems by Leah Nieboer (Poetry ’18)

Poetry alumn Leah Nieboer was recently featured in The Brooklyn Rail with eight pieces from her forthcoming collection. Read an excerpt of “MINOR EVENTS 1” below, and find a link to the full text of the poems:


between atoms the implausible cosmonaut

in her heart-shaped sunglasses

in her slick ruby suit

turns herself slowly into

the chlorinated blue

belonging to the public pool

as if every event

announces strange beloveds

nearly naked swimmers

avoid her slipstream—

Continue reading here: Leah Nieboer | The Brooklyn Rail