I thought that hearts were meant to function as uteri, / to grow linings that bleed clotty when life won’t adhere, / to stall like rusty engines in barren winters, / unprepared for the seasonal shift....more
Amy Strauss Friedman reviews Elizabeth Crane's The History of Great Things today in Rumpus Books. ...more
Amy Strauss Friedman is the author of the chapbook Gathered Bones are Known to Wander (Red Bird, 2016). She is a regular contributor to the newspaper Newcity and a staff writer for Yellow Chair Review. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Kentucky Review, decomP, Red Paint Hill, Lunch Ticket, et al. Amy earned her MA in Comparative Literature from Northwestern University and lives in Denver. Her work can be found at amystraussfriedman.com.