A flash is threat, fire is sweeping but, you, Keith, brother, a shot away can never fade away, sliding up my imagination, double-stringing me against the drone, each line of mine, a fret, a kiss away from fuck stains, mad bull fallin’ off the wagon. gritty, grinding gitty guitar, playing me dirty as a poet’s […]
Karla Linn Merrifield
KARLA LINN MERRIFIELD has had 900+ poems appear in dozens of journals and anthologies (many of them in the UK), with 14 books to her credit. Following her 2018 Psyche’s Scroll (Poetry Box Select) is the newly released full-length book Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of the Far North from Cirque Press. She is currently at work on a poetry collection, My Body the Guitar, inspired by famous guitarists and their guitars; the book is slated to be published in December 2021 by Before Your Quiet Eyes Publications Holograph Series (Rochester, NY).