I woke with yesterday’s thoughts strung up between my bones…
A Visual Poem by Emily Perkovich
Art by Claudio Parentela
Just one visual poem is from a forthcoming collection. to be released by Gut Slut Press.
About the Author
Emily Perkovich (she/her) is from the Chicago-land area. She is the Editor in Chief of Querencia Press and on the Women in Leadership Advisory Board with Valparaiso University. Her work strives to erase the stigma surrounding trauma victims and their responses. She is a Best of the Net nominee, a SAFTA scholarship recipient, and is previously published with Harness Magazine, Rogue Agent, Coffin Bell Journal, Bullshit Lit, and Anti-Heroin Chic among others. She is the author of the poetry collections Godshots Wanted: Apply Within (Sunday Mornings at the River), The Number 12 Looks Just Like You (Finishing Line Press), baby, sweetheart, honey (Alien Buddha Press), & Manipulate Me, Babe—I Trust You (forthcoming, GutSlut Press 2023) as well as the novella Swallow.