words to the effect of, i am a woman with strong appetites
(her father dies now or earlier)
or i'm reading later, not yet
her father dies in steamboat springs
1977 changed a diaper
1973 entered the wrong room
(nr. pt. reyes) (nr. big sur)
we're watching kids, shallows
this is not yet
Sarah Rosenthal is the author of not-chicago (melodeon, 1998).
Sarah grew up in Chicago and for the past 18 years has lived in San
Francisco, where she teaches creative writing and works as an editor
and freelance writer. Her online column about Bay Area poets, "Local
Howlers," can be found at bayarea.citysearch.com.
She is currently working on a new book of poems entitled review.