Emily Kendal Frey

Emily Kendal Frey is the author of several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations, including Frances, Airport, Baguette, and The New Planet. The Grief Performance, her first full-length collection, won the Norma Farber First Book Award from The Poetry Society of America in 2012. Her second collection, Sorrow Arrow, won the Oregon Book Award in 2015. She is a practicing psychotherapist.

Ritual to Reclaim the Body As a Place of Love

I looked at the rifted black rock and felt ___________________________________ I am nature and nature is killing me The city squeezed my body The cold the weather I felt ____________________________________________ Felt nothing Felt I was the same as _______________________________________________ As…