said “I do poetry on the side.”
the side of what?” I ask and
teaches seventh grade geography.
(Em eye double ess eye double ess eye pee pee eye)
Milk and Marias – all rivers run
names pair like Holmes & Watson,
admirable work: teaching children
2007, Nora Delaney. ©
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Nora Delaney currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and works as an academic writing tutor at MIT. She has lived in Poland, South Africa, France, Holland, and Britain, and has worked as a journalist and Dutch-English translator. Her poetry has been published in Farmhouse Magazine and will appear in the upcoming issue of Pulsar.