- By Emily Wojcik
mother into stones
arranged like a skeleton,
begone fatherly blades
that scotch my greening. . . —from "Ballad of the Wild," Volume 60, Issue 1 (Spring 2019)
Tell us about one of the first pieces you wrote.
Most of my first successful (sort of) poems I wrote in the MFA program at UMass and published in my first book, Blue Colonial. They focused on my hometown, Plymouth, Massachusetts...