"Scott Hightower has Marianne Moore's scissors and Elizabeth Bishop's spectacles, and he has written a book in the spirit of their adventurous precisions." -- J.D. McClatchy
Untitled and Abandonment
Divine as if they were sketched across the sidewalks and intersections in hundreds of colors of chalk.
My Envy Grows Out From Between My Lips Like Limbs and Trunks and The Accident
Like truth, emotion, shot through our veins like a serum.
A is for Beauty, Convulsive and How We Happen
Desires, fears, branded across our hearts like an emblem.
Qalqilya, troubled villanelle
He gathers words in his hands like the wheat of revolution.
Pablo Miguel Martínez
Quietly, among the sleeping, beseeching midnight's moon.
pick-up lines for feminists
In case you're in need of the advice -- a few lessons for the heart.