Nomi Stone

Nomi Stone is a poet and an anthropologist, and the author of two full-length poetry collections, Stranger’s Notebook and Kill Class, a finalist for the Julie Suk Award. She is the winner of a Fulbright fellowship, and her poems appear in Poetry, American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, the Pushcart Prize anthology, the Nation, the New Republic, and elsewhere.

Little Starts

My wife secretly took / a bunch of cuttings this fall / while I stood watch: two leaves // of a succulent from IKEA. . . .