D. M. Spratley

D. M. Spratley’s poems have appeared in Poetry, 32 Poems, and Shenandoah. She has received fellowships and awards from Cave Canem, Princeton University, and the North Carolina Arts Council. D. M. was the 2022 Visiting Writer in Residence at Lenoir-Rhyne University and currently teaches poetry through Night School Bar, a public humanities project.

Find more information at dmspratley.com.

Yard Song

Feeling worshipful of grass today. / Feeling like I ought to take a blade / or two into my mouth and chew.