JESSICA POLI (she|her)
Issue #5—Apology; Poem for When You Realize That You’ll Never Look at Brussels Sprouts the Same Way Again; Unrequited Love Pantoum
What's something you want to create in 2019?
I'd like to create a bigger space for art in my life. And I'd like to get back to growing food, in some capacity.
Name a book you read in the past 12 months that surprised you
Anne Boyer's Garments Against Women, which I knew would be incredible and have been meaning to read, but which nevertheless rocked my little reading world.
If your approach to writing were a car company slogan, what would it be?
Driven by anxiety.
What are your sun, moon, and rising signs?
Sun: Sagittarius; Moon: Pisces; Ascendant: Libra
What is a piece or project you're working on now, that will be released soon, or that was recently released that you'd like to share with our readers?
A poem called "Red Ocher," which I've been submitting for over two years, will be coming out in Hot Metal Bridge.