Lisa M. Cole is a full time writer who holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Arizona's Creative Writing program. Her second chapbook, The Bodyscape, is due out from dancing girl press in 2013. Her poetry has also been featured in various online and print publications and she won the Lois Nelson award for Creative Non-Fiction in 2005. She lives in Tucson Arizona with her two cats: Mike and Mushu.
know that my wing cannot hinder (y)our unfolding// harness this ink// lady day, lady bird, lady of the desert// & still—the darkness takes what it takes// darkness has no family// darkness has no water//darkness does not bloom