Chelsea Rathburn

Chelsea Rathburn is the author of two books of poetry, A Raft of Grief and The Shifting Line. She lives in the mountains of North Georgia, where she directs the creative writing program at Young Harris College.
February 24, 2016

A poem from the Georgia Music issue. 

That ribbed black box that could be coaxed to croon
by surer hands than ours—where did it come from?
From whose family history? Was it in tune?