The Last Poem I Loved: “A Primer for Small Weird Loves” by Richard Siken


I read Richard Siken’s collection of poems, Crush, in a single afternoon last summer. Lying on my stomach in the sun, I raced through each poem, occasionally lifting my head furtively to check around me for witnesses. His poems, such as “A Primer for the Small Weird Loves,” excerpted below, are achingly intimate and best […]