Bianca Lynne Spriggs

Bianca Lynne Spriggs is an award-winning poet and multidisciplinary artist from Kentucky. The managing editor for pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture and poetry editor for Apex, she is the author of Kaffir Lily and How Swallowtails Become Dragons.  Her collection Call Her by Her Name is forthcoming this spring from Northwestern University Press.
May 05, 2016

A poem from the Spring 2016 issue.

Two wasps copulate over your back porch—
their wings grate the air above the ochre splotch

where a hawk took down a pigeon last winter
not long after your move into the yellow house