the icarus series. Number 3 in the Seven Kitchens Press Editor’s Series, selected by Ron Mohring. Bound as a single tandem volume with JeFF Stumpo’s The Icarus Sketches, the Z-fold spine allows both books to be read back-to-back: there is no “top” or “bottom” half.
Published: September 29, 2009 [125 copies]
Crystal Boson received her Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University, and has been recently published in Callaloo. She currently resides in College Station, Texas, where she is working on a collection about Hoodoo, Roller Derby and Homeland Security. the icarus series is her first chapbook. Please visit her Twitter account if you would like to keep abreast of her creative exploits.
VIII: kid icarus
you yell as if I’ve known a woman
look past the rage at the rise of my hip
and say never wear that skirt again
you must act as a boy in daylight
these things have not been taught me
the sun makes a dress of your shadow
you hem made my model of gods
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