Annelise Eileraas-Liu

United States


Annelise Eileraas-Liu (United States) published:

​Living Felt: “C-rafting” Out on Dark Rapids

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2020

Humorously, following every “C” or “c” I see, I have become conditioned
to anticipate a dainty “-VID-19” or “-oronavirus”
instead of “-ome in for pick-up,” “-afe for customers,”
“-offee,” “-ontainer;” “-ombine,” “-onfine.”
Online is fine. Extant extinction in the dignified age. 
(Dinosaurs hoping to be saved, staying online, filthy with disregard to time.)
Yet poetry leaks from the driest of walls
when from beneath conceived-translucent eyelids peer tears and passion.
The horse I will someday ride gallops patiently beneath a...

Seeking Peer Reviews

7 months ago