Arielle Kaplan

Arielle Kaplan is a poet and educator from Philadelphia. She holds an MFA from Boston University, where she was the recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry. She is a member of AGNI’s editorial team and teaches writing in the Boston area. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, Rust & Moth, Bellevue Literary Review, and elsewhere. Find her at

  • How I Felt the First Time I Tried It

    Like a clam’s tongue muscling