Recent poems by Patricia Clark appear in Michigan Quarterly Review, Plume 5 (anthology), and Old Northwest Review. A poem from The Canopy was featured on Verse Daily. And she has poems forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Dark Matter, and Valparaiso Poetry Review.



Patricia Clark

Self Portrait in a Pew with Sisters

Young enough to believe the lineup of us in polished shoes meant power. Only later, seeing a wink or two — is your family Catholic? Spring dresses, white gloves to the wrist, and hats — we learned how to sit, how not to yawn. A girl's life of patience, decorum, hem, skirt, bodice, slip.


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