Nomi Stone

Nomi Stone is a poet and anthropologist who has authored two poetry collections, Stranger’s Notebook and Kill Class, a finalist for the Julie Suk Award. Winner of a Pushcart Prize and a Fulbright Scholar, Stone has had her poems included recently in Poetry, American Poetry Review, and Best American Poetry.
November 10, 2020

A poem from the Greatest Hits Music Issue

Driving by kudzu, under oblong leaves / of live oaks as their roots knuckle up, / past the trawlers, who dredge pretty pink shrimp / from the belly of the coral-lipped sea, / war’s on, whether we say yes to it or no.