2 June 2004 | Vol. 4, No. 2

La Famille

whittling children
out from mudflat

water & earth give birth
to these successors'
wisp of dirt, dusk

faces hanging
by red thread
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About the author:

Joshua Corey is the author of Selah (Barrow Street Press, 2003). "La Famille" is from his forthcoming book Fourier Series, which won the Fitzpatrick-O'Dinn Award for Constrained English Literature and will be published by Spineless Books. He lives in Ithaca, New York and keeps a blog, Cahiers de Corey.

For further reading:

See the complete list of work by Joshua Corey at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 4, No. 2, where "La Famille" ran on June 2, 2004. List other work with these same labels: poetry.

42opus is an online magazine of the literary arts.

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