Alice Friman

Alice Friman’s poetry collections include Blood Weather (LSU Press, 2019), The View from Saturn (LSU Press, 2014), Vinculum (LSU Press, 2011), The Book of the Rotten Daughter (BkMk Press, 2006), Zoo (1999), Inverted Fire (1997), and Reporting from Corinth (1984). A recipient of many honors, including two Pushcart Prizes and inclusion in Best American Poetry, she has been published in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Plume, Crazyhorse, and others. She lives in Milledgeville, Georgia, where she was Poet-in-Residence at Georgia College. 


L  Is for Leaves

Not to worry. Each morning  after you kiss my cheek  and lock the door behind you,  leaving me alone with my body  and this house to walk it around in,  I’ve plenty to do. Monitoring the meat defrosting on the counter,  checking the refrigerator light’s on and off, and periodically resuming my post by the […]

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