L a u r e n  S c h i f f m a n

 

Work Trilogy

 

1.
needlenose
perception

 

bottleneck

 

turtletrot
Sundays

 

crooked pane

 

adonai

 

picked up
by the fragile
shelltail

 

ah, deny

 

whimpering

 

the last day
till

 

2.
songs expire
here

 

two gold
coined

 

"expose"

 

shank

 

boned back

 

sing along
w/ rib fence

 

post-its on each
eyelid
lowered
lowed

 

3.
today
with its mottled
leaf/injured
bird palpitating

 

mostly hair

 

fallout

 

mutiny/buttons

 

enter:
the office
which loopholes
out

 

 

 

Lauren Schiffman works as an editor and writer for a dot-com that is still in business! She is currently editing an anthology of women poets from the Bay Area entitled _hinge_.

 

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