Evergreen is bone and pigment. Grows projectile out of ground. / Boughs snapped for thick blood. Resin drains from once-limbs / like beads of paint—is this rumor?
WILL RUSSO is a Chicago-based poet and received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2020. His work has appeared in Watershed Review, Salamander, Berkeley Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He serves as Poetry Editor at Great Lakes Review. Find him on Twitter: @iamthewillrus.