Sasha Steensen

Sasha Steensen is the author of three books of poetry: House of Deer, A Magic Book, and The Method, all from Fence Books. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she tends chickens, goats, bees, and children. She serves as a poetry editor for Colorado Review and teaches creative writing and literature at Colorado State University.

Poetry

Mar/Apr 2016

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By Sasha Steensen

from Hendes.   I wonder if this breeze might really be a boat, a little rowboat with a little bench, a little bench with a little notch straight from the […]

Poetry

Mar/Apr 2016

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By Sasha Steensen

From Hendes.   If you crush the bergamot heads with your feet you find your way forward not by seeing. If you clean the coop with the new broom you […]

Poetry

Mar/Apr 2016

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By Sasha Steensen

from Hendes.   It seems we cannot step beyond the everyday. The line moves slowly but persistently, it sways in the traffic’s breeze, blown toward me and then away. The […]

Poetry

Mar/Apr 2016

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By Sasha Steensen

There are no pots in the large, old house I rent. I am meant to be here by myself—to work— but this very word—work (ergon)—a friend tells me, is related, […]

Poetry

Mar/Apr 2016

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By Sasha Steensen

From Hendes.   Sweet honeybee, I’m sorry you died stinging me. You left your intestines behind, but I’ll cradle them for awhile. This is radical autonomy where the self isn’t […]