Tag Archives: Tonya Lailey

From May 2022, The La Romita 2020 Online Poetry Community’s Kaminsky Prompt Poems – Part Three

What something in me listens —after Ilya Kaminsky I try to hear the people breathing in parkades and the sound of talking over Molotov cocktails over making them and later the fhhhhhh shatter whoosh of the toss and the blaze in the street I don’t like to play the video footage the sound a peephole […]

My Poetry Retreat in Umbria a Week Away! But First: A Poem from Last Year by Tonya Lailey

Outrider her soul goes ahead to Umbria a slow traveller on horseback by boat in turns sends a note home after a few days don’t worry I’ve prepared a place for you there’s a hook for your coral necklace a bedside perch for your notebook a casement window open to a line for drying your […]