Jennifer Reeser

Jennifer Reeser is the author of six books. Her most recent poetry collection is Indigenous (Able Muse Press, 2018).

Jennifer Reeser is the author of six books. Her most recent poetry collection is Indigenous (Able Muse Press, 2018).

Poetry

‘PREFERRING THESE BRIEF, TEMPERATE WINTER SESSIONS . . . ’ Preferring these brief, temperate winter sessions Beyond the dawn to any in the seasons, But realizing they will leave impressions, Not memories, for temperamental ...

Poetry

HOMELAND “. . . I cannot sing Amid this horror.”                      – Anna Akhmatova                      (early draft of “Poem without a Hero”) Months pass without a single word recorded, Eliminating each suspicious link: The terrorizing, barbarizing, sordid, The ones who ...

Poetry

HOMELAND “. . . I cannot sing Amid this horror.”                      – Anna Akhmatova                      (early draft of “Poem without a Hero”) Months pass without a single word recorded, Eliminating each suspicious link: The terrorizing, ...

Poetry

FIREBIRD The Phan Rang fields first heard about my autumn birth from helicopters hovering over Vietnam. My father, nicely hidden from a hostile bomb, was told through rasping speakers, on a crisping earth. That news, ...

Poetry

FIREBIRD The Phan Rang fields first heard about my autumn birth from helicopters hovering over Vietnam. My father, nicely hidden from a hostile bomb, was told through rasping speakers, on a ...

Poetry

MUSK AND MYRRH Indebted to the camel covering I wore on our first evening, with the Oriental mist of Opium by Saint Laurent sprayed on my wrist, I drop the empty bottle, and slide ...

Poetry

TO THE ESTRANGED Sometimes a person may be tempted to accept neglect from those who seem to qualify as great, assuming ignorance and cold to be his fate; resigned to anonymity, dejected, swept away by ...