Posted August 26, 2018.

#EmilyDickinsonSaveMeNow, by Nancy Flynn

This poem appeared in Verseweavers 21, with incorrect lineation. This is the correct form. It will also be included as an erratum with future orders of Verseweavers 21.

#EmilyDickinsonSaveMeNow, by Nancy Flynn

I am the lazy
housewife bean. I don’t
want to see or be
seen. See me stalked, in-
tending to be left
to desiccate. Yet
soon — to shake and peel
my heirloom skin. Dis-
playing in that split —
I am mere lazy
housewife bean, age spots
of privilege, flecked.

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