Susan Rich is the author of four books of poetry, most recently, Cloud Pharmacy, published by White Pine Press. Her awards include a PEN USA Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Times Literary Supplement Award. Rich’s poems have appeared in the Antioch Review, New England Review, O Magazine, Pleiades, and elsewhere.
A WOMAN I KNEW ATE FIRE FOR BREAKFAST
And the light would tattoo itself across her mouth