Lana Bella

A Pushcart nominee, Lana Bella is an author of two chapbooks, Under My Dark (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2016) and Adagio (forthcoming from Finishing Line Press), and has had her poetry and fiction featured with over 230 journals, California Quarterly, Chiron Review, Columbia Journal, Poetry Salzburg Review, Plainsongs, Pure Slush, The Writing Disorder, Third Wednesday, and elsewhere, among others. She resides in the US and the coastal town of Nha Trang, Vietnam, where she is a mom of two far-too-clever frolicsome imps. 

what you loved were 
the impulsive turns and 
errors of my defeat,
broken over your exquisite 
lies lounging on desert-
beaten back street--

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