Favored Daughter / Megan Kaminski

$ 7.00

Megan Kaminski lived in Los Angeles, Paris, Casablanca, New York, Virginia and Portland before moving to Lawrence, Kansas, four years ago. Her first book of poetry, Desiring Map, is forthcoming from Coconut Books (2012). She is also the author of three chapbooks, collection (Dusie, 2011), carry catastrophe (Grey Book Press, 2010), Across Soft Ruins (Scantily Clad Press, 2009), and has chapbooks forthcoming from the Little Red Leaves Textile Series and La Ginestra. She is a Creative Writing Lecturer at the University of Kansas, where she directs the Creative Writing Exchange and the Undergraduate Reading Series. She also curates the Taproom Poetry Series in downtown Lawrence.

from Favored Daughter

Flowers on pink dresses spell fairs
and blue ribbon afternoons
I wander further from dawn
crowded stalls and constructed
narratives tiny red barrettes
white bows bend to summer
straw-brimmed hat brown linen
suits the day’s spent hours best