Jessica Jacobs

Jessica Jacobs is the author of the books Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going; Pelvis with Distance; and Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire, coauthored with her wife Nickole Brown. Jessica is the chapbook editor for Beloit Poetry Journal. Four Way Books will publish her collection in conversation with the Book of Genesis in 2024.

Collective Nouns

When Noah was still / just a man, not yet sailor and savior, / God said, / “Make yourself a word, / for I have decided to silence / all flesh.”