Dylan Krieger is an automatic meaning generator in south Louisiana. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Louisiana State University, where she won the Robert Penn Warren Award and co-directed the annual Delta Mouth Literary Festival. Her debut poetry collection, Giving Godhead (Delete Press, 2017), was dubbed "the best collection of poetry to appear in English in 2017" by the New York Times Book Review. She is also the author of dreamland trash (Saint Julian Press, 2018) and No Ledge Left to Love (Ping Pong Free Press, 2018), which won the Henry Miller Memorial Library book contest in 2017. Find her at www.dylankrieger.com.
where is the marriage muzzle when you need it most?
coast to coast nihilist in search of midnight missives
gypsy rings carved out of tree bark, don’t be sorry
for never being what your mother wanted, the ospreys
are here now, the hard part is over, thrown bored-eyed