The Deconstruction of Dorothy Parker – Staci Schoenfeld

 

Acids

are

         

cramp

aren’t

.

       

drugs

cause

.

       

Gas

give

;

       

Guns

live

;

       

Nooses

might

;

awful

     

Razors

pain

;

damp

you

   

Resumé

smells

;

lawful

you

   

Rivers

stain

;

well

You

And

as

Staci R. Schoenfeld received an MFA in creative writing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and is Managing Poetry Editor at Revolution House. A recipient of an Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and residencies from the Ragdale Foundation, Edward F. Albee Foundation, and the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, she has been a featured poet at Holler Poets Series in Lexington, KY, Rivertown Reading Series in Paducah, KY, S&Q in Champaign, IL, and Slant Reading Series in Evansville, IN. Her poems appear in or are forthcoming from Greensboro Review, Washington Square, Southern Humanities Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Muzzle, Bellevue Literary Review, bluestem, and diode, among others.

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