TIE Poet of the Month: ‘How To Eat A Radish,’ by Elaine Equi

Let the cold
red planet

slowly orbit
the olive oil lake

in the center
of the plate

ringed
with sea salt.



Elaine Equi is the author of many collections of poetry including, Voice-Over, which won the San Francisco State Poetry Award; Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems, which was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Award and on the short list for The Griffin Poetry Prize; Click and Clone; and most recently, Sentences and Rain. Widely published and anthologized, her work has appeared in The Nation, Poetry, The New Yorker, and several editions of The Best American Poetry. In addition to The New School, she teaches at New York University.

feature image by Heather Christo.

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