Manzano Mountain Review is an online New Mexico literary journal affiliated with UNM-Valencia.

July 4

by AKaiser

your smile
dark
crystal
hot
sparkles
down
my spine.
   
AKaiser is member of the Sweet Action Poetry Collective and contributor to its two chapbooks, Sampler, published for the Governors Island Poetry Festival 2017, and Buried Paths, donated to the Standing Rock benefit in Boston, 2016. Her poems were part of the FiveMyles gallery show, “There is always space for poetry”. You can also read her poetry in Amsterdam Quarterly, Crosswinds Poetry Journal, ROAR Temenos Journal and Wasafiri. Her poem, The Sound of Clothes, is the Sow’s Ear Poetry Journal’s 2017 poetry prize winner.