Gabriella R. Tallmadge is a Mexican-American writer and educator from San Diego, California. She is the author of Sweet Beast (Trio House Press, 2021) which won the Louise Bogan Award for Artistic Merit and Excellence. Her work has previously appeared in journals such as West Branch, The Adroit Journal, The Georgia Review, Crazyhorse, and Guernica. Read more at https://www.grtallmadge.com/.
Poem Beginning with a Line from Levis
As if we’re put on the earth to forget the ending,