Sandra Marchetti is the author of Confluence, a full-length collection of poetry from Sundress Publications (2015). She is also the author of four chapbooks of poetry and lyric essays, including Sight Lines (Speaking of Marvels Press, 2016), Heart Radicals (ELJ Editions, 2016), A Detail in the Landscape (Eating Dog Press, 2014), and The Canopy (MWC Press, 2012). Sandra's poetry appears widely in Poet Lore, Blackbird, Subtropics, Ecotone, Southwest Review, and elsewhere. Her essays can be found at The Rumpus, Words Without Borders, Mid-American Review, Barrelhouse, and other venues. Sandy earned an MFA in Creative Writing—Poetry from George Mason University and lives in the Chicagoland area.

Also by Sandra Marchetti: Confluence Four Poems Sur l’herbe

Sandra Marchetti

Are you my angel?

after Allen Ginsberg The river a skein of glass beside the bench I've eyed for you on this lit 50 degree day. I wait to stroll through your Supermarket again. I reach for the brilliant stacks of cans but clutch last year's wheat, roughing its own skin. Instead of neon fruit, naturalism, in this lost America. When I arrive on the bank and quit my pole, I know I have your whole poem. As the black waters brim, I begin, "Where are we going?" The trees add shade to shade. We walk along, dear Graybeard, and instead of Walt's book, I touch your hand, but you only look on.

Lost & Found is published by Glass Poetry Press as part of Glass: A Journal of Poetry. This project publishes work that was accepted by journals that ceased publication before the work was released.
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