- By Emily Wojcik
Photo by Guy Freeman.
“It doesn’t have to be unfeminist
to carry them across the bridge
if you meant to spend the morning
this way, and know he’s savoring
the gesture (and will wash the bowl). . . .“—from “Across the Bridge Noodles,” Volume 60, Issue 3 (Fall 2019)
Tell us about one of the first pieces you wrote.
The first poem I remember writing was about a rose, although I had no interest in roses. I was seven and thought poems had to be about revered objects. Luckily I got over that early.
What writer(s) or works have influenced the way you write now?
High-school Latin gave me an awareness of meter, a love of form, and a...