Two Poems by Meg Stout (Poetry ’20)

Poetry alumn Meg Stout was recently featured with two pieces in Tupelo Quarterly. Read an excerpt of “Yard Sale” and find a link to the full text of the poems below:

Yard Sale

Spring light was thicker then:
supple, gelatinous, falling
over the forms of what lay

under the lilacs
where the block had cracked
in the driveway—toys,

games, clothes carefully spread
by mothers and tagged
with each one’s careful

cost. First the early risers:
feet tromping the morning
dew, hands turning over and over,

Continue reading here: Meg Stout | Tupelo Quarterly