Issue 1 1, Winter 2015 Women Issue 2 2, Winter 2016 Humdrum
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I Called Ella

And I had strong reasons to come to you, for instance:
The sun
And we were a few
But I came to your book as a group
The way women come ,
In circles they do, adjacent and wounded.

And I called your name twice I called
Ella Ella and there came Gabriela
To sit with me on page forty
And on page forty- one we went down
And up and fewer. We were so
lost and I returned to read

And you could not touch the birds
But you had words made of copper of hand of wing
You enchanted the low clouds and you opened
All words and words led to words
And came to rooms and you came to my room
To teach me birds.