“shining much too loud for sleep”

A recommendation from a friend: Patricia Smith’s Ethel’s Sestina, and the story behind it, about a man and his mother waiting for rescue during Hurricane Katrina.

3 thoughts on ““shining much too loud for sleep”

  1. The poem’s cool, but I admit, the story really got me. Especially the part about the piece of paper. Just thinking about that makes me tear up.

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