Lindsay Lusby's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Fairy Tale Review, The Lumberyard, Sugar House Review, The Feminist Wire, Midway Journal, wicked alice, decomP, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, and The Coachella Review. She is the Assistant Director of the Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Visit her website at lindsaylusby.weebly.com
The girl teaches the eggplant about winter.
She says, If you are not dying, the frost is
like waking up to a sugar-coated world. We
have gloves and hats and scarves and
we do not starve because we have saved
and saved all summer and fall.