All the chairs and the long brown couch just lay down on the floor in a line and the thin curtains joined them, sort of on the side or fluttering down onto them and I watched thinking this is the kind of loneliness I should've known about and this is nonsense: I object. But the furniture line was so heavy
Betsy Brown was born in 1963 and has received degrees from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the University of Arizona. She is the author of Year of Morphines: Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2002), a winner of the National Poetry Series. She works in communications and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.