Tag: Kelly Grace Thomas

  • Under Pressure: Kelly Grace Thomas

    Kelly Grace Thomas‘s debut collection, Boat Burned is out now from YesYes Books. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in: Best New Poets 2019, Los Angeles Review, Redivider, Nashville Review, Muzzle, DIAGRAM, and more. Kelly currently works to bring poetry to underserved youth as the Director of Education and Pedagogy for Get Lit-Words Ignite. […]

  • Kelly Grace Thomas

    GRAMMAR OF APOLOGY I empty the daylike a bottle. Toss, tryand truce this bodymine. Ours. Body,you, a river, I nameand rename. Last year wobbleson her soggy bones. Tonight, I spill for you. Confess my fatherwas a heavy pour. He raised mein song. Our family, a vinestill weeping towards sea.We couldn’t drinkthe body outof us. And […]

  • Kelly Grace Thomas

    THE MOST BONES Tonight I walk in an orchard of low gods. Prayers rot just beyond fingertip preach. I climb the trees bowheaded in hush. I sweat silent Scripturewant. I want this body to do what history oathed. After the bloodwork, I church my voice. I altar my lips. Force faith to be the only alphabet […]