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Mónica Gomery

Mónica Gomery is the author of Might Kindred (University of Nebraska Press, 2022), winner of the Prairie Schooner Raz-Shumaker Book Prize in Poetry; Here Is the Night and the Night on the Road (Cooper Dillon Books, 2018); and the chapbook Of Darkness and Tumbling (YesYes Books, 2017). Her poems have been awarded the Sappho Prize for Women Poets and appear most recently in Poetry Northwest, The Massachusetts Review, The Iowa Review, and Poet Lore. She lives in Philadelphia and serves as rabbi and music director at Kol Tzedek Synagogue.

Winter 2024

A Taxonomy of Bolting

By Mónica Gomery

Dear mom, I won’t know ’til the end if the decoy was good cleaving the overgrowth sunspool in the garden the wintergrown kale I pull up ratty flowers knuckled knotweed […]