Antecedent bellows cállate chica deciduous (descendent) erasure
homage injury justifies killing language la llaga
mandible naturalized (neutralized) ñoñería obliterate phonetics
queres recitation (recuerdo) arreglas skull
trachea & uvula vicissitudes welkin xyloid, yields zero (zeniths).
Felicia Zamora is the author of six books of poetry including, Quotient (2022), I Always Carry My Bones, Iowa Poetry Prize winner (2021), Body of Render, Benjamin Saltman Award winner (2020), and Of Form & Gather, Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize winner (2017). She’s received fellowships and residencies from CantoMundo, Ragdale Foundation, and Tin House. She won the 2020 C.P. Cavafy Prize from Poetry International, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, the Tomaž Šalamun Prize, and a 2022 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. Her poems appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Guernica, Orion, Poetry Magazine, The Nation, and others. She is an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Cincinnati and associate poetry editor for the Colorado Review.