This morning I walked past
your tree and told you after
36 years they are paving the road
in front of your house. In the place
you now dwell you must be indifferent
to our buckling passage. You did not

Selected byJordan Trethewey
Image credit:Pop & Zebra

Sara Clancy is a Philadelphia transplant to the Southwest.  Her chapbook Ghost Logic won the 2017 Turtle Island Quarterly Editors Choice Award. Among other places, her poems have appeared in Off the Coast, The Linnet's Wings, Crab Creek Review, The Madison Review, Misfit Magazine, Avatar Review and Verse Wisconsin. She lives in the desert with her husband, their dog, two ordinary cats and a psychotic cross-eyed one.