Roof Picnic Skies, New York
dancing girl press, 2011
Jill Leininger's poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in cream city review, Poetry International, and the Harvard Review Online. She is currently a DeVos Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
It couldn’t go on forever, she writes. The little ants inside him now. Nights I stay up listening.
Felix, each bird sings at a different hour. Memory is melody is melancholy, too. You’ve shown me what I could be to him. Know that I love you--and always at certain times of day.