Femmestuary | Alexandra Gilliam

$ 7.00

Born at the foot of the Alamo and raised in New Orleans, Alexandra earned her MFA in Creative Writing from California College of the Arts. She is the author of chapbook “Femmesturary” (dancing girl press, 2016). She is currently living, teaching, and writing in Taipei, Taiwan. 

(Author Photo by Julia Kao) 

 

 

 

PONTCHARTRAIN


Flesh milk
hold me under
just long enough
cover my ears

sing the national anthem
soft knees
break water
white linen watch
the sky
breathe

stars—
submerged eyes

Spritz mother’s perfume over her carpet bathroom
run through it