Deborah Allbritain

Deborah Allbritain’s poetry appears or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Potomac Review, the MacGuffin, Salamander, the Laurel Review, Sugar House, Greensboro Review, and B O D Y Literature. She received the Patricia Dobler Poetry Prize in 2017.

The Urges

Stored in mason jars, lining the window ledge. / Blue sulks unruly, demands salt or else / a pleading syrup. . . .