Poetry & Paradoxes


When I loved him it felt like light / Coming out of my skin. I don’t mean this /
In a good way. 

In the Boston Review, Lisa Olstein provides a lovely prelude to a sampling of devastatingly beautiful poems by Meg Freitag. Olstein writes: “This third place—between (both) real and unreal, given and taken, held and dispersed—is the zone Freitag’s work inhabits, the here that is possible only in, by, and through poems.”

Stephanie Bento is a writer, classical cellist, and photographer living in Washington, DC. In her writing, she is interested in exploring the musicality of sound and form, and our connection to time and place. Find out more about her creative work at saudadebelle.com, or say hello/bonjour on Twitter @saudadebelle. More from this author →