Edie (Whispering): Poems from Grey Gardens | Sarah Nichols
Sarah Nichols is the author of The Country of No (Finishing Line Press, 2012). Her poems have also appeared in Porkbelly Press’s Emily anthology (2015), Thank You for Swallowing, The Found Poetry Review, and Right Hand Pointing. Her film criticism has appeared in Senses of Cinema and desistfilm. She lives in Connecticut.
Old Fashioned Virtues
I’m trying to explain old fashioned virtues,
but the cats are killing each other. Did you
ever hear that before ?
Responsibility. The Small Town. The Catholic Church.
Gone. Maybe it’s
I think god’s in Africa, and I
don’t believe in divorce at all. You
may have one world, but you won’t have America.