Kyoko Uchida

Kyoko Uchida’s poetry, prose, and translations have appeared in The Georgia Review, Manoa, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, and other journals on three continents; her poetry collection Elsewhere was published by Texas Tech University Press in 2012. Uchida works for a nonprofit organization in New York City.


White Peaches

The white peaches announce themselves on the kitchen counter,  quick scent flinting alight the worm-eaten dawn,  the clean-edged note almost mineral, so unlike  the vague, pulpy yellow of girlhood:   the backyard peach tree bowed down with too much  sun-bruised fruit, wasped and sickly soft, until  the August before fifth grade a branch split  and […]

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