Three poems by Carrie Etter

Three poems from Imagined Sons     A Birthmother’s Catechism (September 11, 1986) What is the anniversary of loss? A national day of mourning Really now, what is the anniversary of loss? My mother and I watch TV well past her usual bedtime What is the anniversary of loss? Where the swan’s nest had been, widely scattered branches and some crumpled beer cans What is … Continue reading Three poems by Carrie Etter