Two Poems by Rose Auslander (Poetry ’15)

Poetry alumn Rose Auslander was recently featured in Tupelo Quarterly. Read an excerpt of “Butterflies,” and find a link to the full text of both pieces, below:


In the before days, lavender grew in Ukraine & if you grew there, too,
if you walked softly enough in early morning or in the calm before night,
if you breathed quietly enough, if the light held long enough, a cloud
might open itself to you, open its black & white leopard striped wings,

Continue reading here: Rose Auslander | Tupelo Quarterly