Issue 29 poetry

wholly her own

by Melody Serra

An erasure poem produced by taking a cutting from a newspaper article and striking through some words with black marker pen. The unmarked words can be read as the poem.
wholly her own* by Melody Serra

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*Image: A New York Times clipping of “Patricia Lockwood’s First Novel Reaches for the Sublime, Online and Off” by Merve Emre, Feb. 16, 2021.

Melody Serra’s passion is teaching and empowering others by sharing what she has learned. She helped launch an arts and crafts program at a children’s hospital and also taught at San Quentin State Prison. Melody hopes to inspire youth to explore and expand their creativity through web development, writing, and art.