The Bloody Planet by Callista Buchen from black lawrence press
on earth by callista buchen
we light up our fields with fires
tire tracks like teeth and small, wet arches
Callista Buchen is the author of two chapbooks, The Bloody Planet (Black Lawrence Press, forthcoming October 2015), and Double-Mouthed (dancing girl press, forthcoming Winter 2016). She is the winner of DIAGRAM‘s essay contest and the Langston Hughes award, with work appearing in Harpur Palate, Fourteen Hills, Puerto del Sol, Salamander, Whiskey Island Review, and many other journals. She teaches writing at Franklin College in Indiana.