Ways of Saving

 

 
 
 
(a found poem composed of my mother’s words)
 
 
 

 
 
 

Erika is a creative writing instructor in Manhattan and co-founder and editor of A VELVET GIANT, an online genreless literary journal. Her work has been featured or is forthcoming in Hotel Amerika, Juked, Peach Mag, The Birds We Piled Loosely, and elsewhere.