Jessica Greenbaum is the author of the award-winning poetry collection Inventing Difficulty, chosen by Library Journal as one of the year’s five best and recently reviewed by Lisa Russ Spaar in Los Angeles Review of Books. Her poems and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, the Nation, Poetry, Southwest Review, and elsewhere. She is the poetry editor of upstreet.
Letter to Jed from Niebla
I’ll write you about being a stranger, as I am also