Mar/Apr 2019 • Vol. XLI No. 2 PoetryMarch 2, 2019 |

43 Sonnet

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways: 1. autonomy 2. elective howl 3. showed teeth 4. used the veto 5. with hello 6. a wet economy 7. clothed 8. two-tone 9. elusive 10. the way home 11. at home 12. coveted 13. until we see how 14. hotly 15. steely hot 16. on leave 17. with too much weed 18. two (loosely) 19. dew theme 20. in vacuo 21. the the 22. tentatively we 23. somehow 24. the loud echo 25. the détente 26. touchily 27. a wholesome vow 28. the old way 29. cue the wolves 30. the emotion 31. semidevoutly 32. how we once 33. at the hotel 34. wholesale 35. too mute 36. in the towed Chevy 37. when woe lets me 38. to the void 39. oh acutely 40. sweetly 41. moved out 42. alone 43. with the echo

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Caki Wilkinson is the author of the poetry collections Circles Where the Head Should Be (University of North Texas Press, 2011), which won the Vassar Miller Prize, and The Wynona Stone Poems (Persea Books, 2015), which won the Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award. Her new work has appeared in Yale Review, Nation, Crazyhorse, and other magazines. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

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