Rumpus Original Poetry: Seven Visual Poems by Sarah J. Sloat













“Eight Feet Tall,” “Textbook Intro” and “Lady Writer” are sourced from:
Smith, Ali. The Accidental. Penguin Books, 2005.

“To write a silver line,” “Tenderness” and “Carry a milk-pail” are sourced from:
King, Stephen, Misery. Hodder & Stoughton, 1987.

“Metropolis” is sourced from:
Welty, Eudora. “Livvie.” Thirteen Stories. Harcourt Brace & Co., 1965.


Photograph of Sarah J. Sloat by Carlo Del Prete.

Sarah J. Sloat splits her time between Frankfurt and Barcelona, where she works in news. Hotel Almighty, a collection of Sarah's visual poetry sourced from Stephen King’s Misery, is due from Sarabande Books in mid-2020. You can find her at More from this author →