A Poem by Sarah E. Chinn

On the Island of Adopted Children I. Things no one talks about: Family resemblance The seashore at dusk The cost of gasoline   II. A fetus Floating slick in expectation How can it know that island folk Stand three deep on the beaches Rolling “mother,” “father,” “child” around on their tongues.   III. How to get there: Load your cargo Climb into your canoe Paddle … Continue reading A Poem by Sarah E. Chinn