Her Hands Were Tides, Lannie Stabile

* Lannie Stabile (she/her), a queer Detroiter, often says while some write like a turtleneck sweater, she writes like a Hawaiian shirt. A finalist for the 2019/2020 Glass Chapbook Series and semifinalist for the Button Poetry 2018 Chapbook Contest, Lannie’s first published collection, “Little Masticated Darlings,” is now out with Wild Pressed Books. Individual works are published/forthcoming inContinue reading “Her Hands Were Tides, Lannie Stabile”

How You Led the Ambush, Lannie Stabile

(a double acrostic) Here is how you led the ambush:one, exposed like twowounded lips, lying in the raw detritus of a lawless battlefield.Only you decided to go in the middle of a quarter-note I can’t fling from these music-less hands. Listen to the bells peelamong the slaughtered ariawe knew once. A rhythmic ra ta tatContinue reading “How You Led the Ambush, Lannie Stabile”