Roof Picnic Skies, New York / Jill Leininger
Jill Leininger's poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in cream city review, Poetry International, and the Harvard Review Online. She is currently a DeVos Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
It couldn’t go on forever, she writes. The little ants inside him now. Nights I stay up listening.
Felix, each bird sings at a different hour. Memory is melody is melancholy, too. You’ve shown me what I could be to him. Know that I love you--and always at certain times of day.