Sans

Jennifer Wortman

HaShem mans a mean sea.
A name’s a seam.
A seaman’s ash: amen, shema.
Mama smashes manna.


Jennifer Wortman's work has been or will be published in Glimmer Train, DIAGRAM, North American Review, Hobart, The Normal School, PANK, Massachusetts Review and elsewhere. She is an associate fiction editor for Colorado Review and an instructor at Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

Comments

  1. Denise Rogers says:

    So much truthfulness in such a short poem. I enjoyed the wordplay and the power of the final line.

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