My Phantoms Hang Neatly
by A.J. Huffman
should have held
not need them—
stay on their knot.
wrapped around their hands.
I have been told
A.J. Huffman has published thirteen
full-length poetry collections, thirteen solo poetry chapbooks and one joint
poetry chapbook through various small presses. Her most recent releases, The
Pyre On Which Tomorrow Burns (Scars Publications), Degeneration
(Pink Girl Ink), A Bizarre Burning of Bees (Transcendent Zero Press),
and Familiar Illusions (Flutter Press) are now available from their
respective publishers. She is a five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, a two-time
Best of Net nominee, and has published over 2600 poems in various national and
international journals, including Labletter, The James Dickey Review,
The Bookends Review, Bone Orchard, Corvus Review, EgoPHobia, and Kritya.
She is also the founding editor of Kind of a
Hurricane Press. www.kindofahurricanepress.com