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Catherine Staples

Catherine Staples is the author of The Rattling Window (The Ashland Poetry Press, 2013), winner of the McGovern Prize, and a chapbook, Never a Note Forfeit (Seven Kitchens Press, 2011). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, The Yale Review, the Academy of American Poets, and elsewhere. She teaches at Villanova University.

Spring 2023


By Catherine Staples

Visions of Clotho through windy stands of fescue and bluestem. Seedheads lean and sway as rivers of wind run through them, sunlight shingles each floret of seed. In the long […]