Ange Mlinko is the author of Starred Wire and Shoulder Season and now lives in Beirut. She writes a regular column on language for The Nation, and in 2009 she received the Randall Jarrell Award for Criticism from the Poetry Foundation. Her poems have appeared in The Nation, New Yorker, London Review of Books, Poetry, and elsewhere.
Hurricane: Hera | Squall: Echo
You never hear of Ixion, tied to a revolving wheel,