Her shimmering mind.
Iridescent rain & portico.
First, indirect speech.
And she’s there! She herself is there!
The fire put out
Rendered together at your side.
This has always been so special to me.
~ Judith Roitman
Born and raised in New York City, Judith Roitman landed in Lawrence KS in 1978 after bouncing back and forth between the coasts, and has been here ever since. Her book No Face: Selected and New Poems was published by First Intensity Press in 2008. Her work has appeared in a number of journals, including (most recently) First Intensity, Spectaculum, Locus Point, Delirious Hem, and Bird Dog.