How it tastes different in a Dixie cup or a china mug How I stand with my thumb over a hose and spritz it onto the roses and listen as it spills across their leaves How it is underneath us and above us, in our blood and eyes and pipes in the walls but we […]
Ellery Akers is the author of two poetry books, Practicing the Truth and Knocking on the Earth. She has won thirteen national writing awards, including the Poetry International Prize, the John Masefield Award, and an Independent Publisher Book Award. Her poetry has been featured on National Public Radio and in The New York Times Magazine, Poetry, and The Sun. She is also the author of a children’s novel, Sarah’s Waterfall.