National Poetry Month Day 11: “How To Purchase a Flight” by Aziza Barnes

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HOW TO PURCHASE A FLIGHT

How To Purchase a Flight

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Aziza Barnes is blk & alive. Born in Los Angeles, she currently lives in Bedstuy, NewYork. Her first chapbook, me Aunt Jemima and the nailgun, was the first winner of the Exploding Pinecone Prize and published from Button Poetry. You can find her work in PANK, pluck!, Muzzle, Callaloo, Union Station, and other journals. She is a poetry & non-fiction editor at Kinfolks Quarterly, a Callaloo fellow and graduate from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She is a member of The Dance Cartel & the divine fabrics collective. She loves a good suit & anything to do with Motown.


Original poetry published by The Rumpus. More from this author →