From Seasoning by David Sklar
View the rest of the poem on the Poetry Crisis Line’s new Ko-Fi page here.
[Disclosure: David Sklar is the creator of the Poetry Crisis Line, which would normally be a conflict of interest, but it’s his birthday.]
Read Part 1 here.
Based on the poem “Burning the Old Year” by Naomi Shihab Nye
Guest illustration by Steve Willhite
Happy Chanukah from the Poetry Crisis Line!
Read the original here.
Crow’s dialogue based on “Examination at the Womb Door” in Crow by Ted Hughes. [and yeah, in the original he’s the one answering the questions, but that would result in a caller who just says “Death. Death. Death.” most of the time.]