Pakistani Girls’ School Ah, there goes the blackboard again. This time the wind of Cobras has smashed it to smithereens and torn the pencils from our hands. The paper we cling to flaps so loudly the teacher must shout the lesson. Throw acid in our eyes and we’ll learn Braille box our ears ‘til they […]
Emily Severance teaches elementary special education in New Mexico. She has a BA from The University of Michigan (where she won a Hopwood prize for poetry) and an MFA in studio art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She’s had poems accepted by Breadcrumb Scabs, protestpoems.org, and Puffin Circus.