Three Poems by Leigh Lucas (Poetry ’17)

Poetry alumn Leigh Lucas was recently featured with three pieces in Tupelo Quarterly. Read an excerpt of “Splash Study” and find a link to the full text of the poems below:

Splash Study

Dr. Kate wears unnatural red hair and magenta lipstick. She wears therapist clothes.
She tilts her head just so when I speak. When I get to the bad part, she cries.

I decide I can trust her.

Dr. Kate says together we will reteach me to speak,

Confirms she has heard the advice: during a solar eclipse, look next to the sun.

Continue reading here: Leigh Lucas | Tupelo Quarterly