Tarfia Faizullah is the author of Seam, winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. The daughter of Bangladeshi parents, Faizullah was raised in Midland, Texas, and now lives in Detroit.
A poem from the summer 2014 issue.
I turn on the porchlightso the insects will come,so my skin that drank of youcan marvel at howquickly it becomes enraged,a luscious feast. I'm waiting
An installment in our ongoing series, Poetry in Place, a symposium for Southern poets to consider the question, "What does it mean to be a poet of the 'New' South?"