New Ohio Review features poem from Lisa Krueger’s forthcoming collection, FLORIOGRAPHY CHILD!
Date: June 1, 2023
History of Desire I. In the photographmy mother is ten;she poses in a ruffled dressand hand-me-down coatthat swallows her armsthe way shame swallowspeople whole. Lost in the oversize. Standingnear a clapboard porch.She knows she is poor,one of the poorest; her shoesare too tight. Other childrentease her about the keyaround her neck. My mother makes drawingsof […]