poems by Dani Putney • Empty Mirror

image credit: dePotato Bugs For Breanna On an electric box outside your house, I told you potato bugs were tragically beautiful. You mentioned wasps: how an arrow sits on their striped abdomens, nature’s untouched codex. There the poem started in your mouth— a root canal to birth words. Through circumstantial calculus a beehive began to…

A Jeremiad • Empty Mirror

D.H. Lawrence is certainly most well known for his novels such as The Rainbow, Sons & Lovers, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Works such as these were important in helping to further define and refine what Modernism is; moreover, Lawrence’s understanding of Freud helped him to burrow down into the deeper places in…

poems by Dani Putney • Empty Mirror

image credit: dePotato Bugs For Breanna On an electric box outside your house, I told you potato bugs were tragically beautiful. You mentioned wasps: how an arrow sits on their striped abdomens, nature’s untouched codex. There the poem started in your mouth— a root canal to birth words. Through circumstantial calculus a beehive began to…

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