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Poetry: Plantains

Very excited to say that my poem “Plantains” was picked up for Blue Fifth Review’s December Poetry Special.

Peeling plantains,
I sway in the kitchen while the orchid you gave
eases toward the lamplight.

I am waiting for your staccato on the door.
Green spikes my fingertips, and I roll bites
in sugar my tongue rejects.

Read more at Blue Fifth Review 

Thank you to Linebreak for publishing one of my poems!

linebreak poem claire hellar

Lovely followers, I’m so excited to say that Linebreak, one of my very favorite poetry publications, picked up one of my poems, “Kitchen Ode”! Please read below and share on Facebook/Twitter if so inclined! (There are handy links at the bottom of the page)

Read or listen to “Kitchen Ode” ¬†on Linebreak

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