Emily Tuszynska

Emily Tuszynska lives in Fairfax, Virginia. Other recent work of hers can be read in Poetry Northwest, Water-Stone Review, Salamander, the Southern Review, and elsewhere.


Afternoon Sun at the End of Summer

  The children wade naked and thigh-deep in stone-colored water. They duck under and come up flinging drops from their hair. Wind raises gooseflesh on their arms. Touch is the miracle, wrote Whitman. Touch is the earth’s language and the children speak it. They revel in it. Wind and water, and the hard, wave-patterned sand […]

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