Corduroy Road | Sarah Heady

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Sarah Heady is a poet and essayist interested in place, history, and the built environment. She is the author of Comfort (Spuyten Duyvil, forthcoming 2021), which was a finalist for the 2019 Ahsahta Press Sawtooth Poetry Prize and the 2017 National Poetry Series; Niagara Transnational (Fourteen Hills, 2013), winner of the 2013 Michael Rubin Book Award; and Tatted Insertion (2014), a limited edition letterpress chapbook with artist Leah Virsik. Sarah is also the librettist of Halcyon, a new opera about the death and life of a women’s college, currently in development with composer Joshua Groffman and producer Vital Opera. Sarah’s poems and essays have appeared in such journals as FENCENewfoundLa VagueGhost Proposalwhere is the riverJewish Currents, and OmniVerse. She lives in San Francisco, where she co-edits Drop Leaf Press, a small women-run poetry collective. More at sarahheady.com.

 

 

from CORDUROY ROAD

 

pear of dishrags :
pose of her strong against
the window, the rainbowed
evening


it is so hard to find that pax
domestica americana she thinks

the only times i’ve seen italy
have been in dreams, books
or when beaten : impact : sight
gone white : in the sink’s place

a trevi fountain