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Margo Taft Stever

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Margo Taft Stever

Margo Taft Stever is the author of The Lunatic Ball (Kattywompus Press, 2015) and Frozen Spring (Mid-List Press, 2002). She is the founding and current co-editor of Slapering Hol Press, the small press imprint of The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center.

by this poet


My childhood house is stripped,
bared, open to the public.
The for-sale sign impales

the front pasture, grass
is cut and prim, no trimmings
left to save.

Women in sable parade
through halls and men in
tailored suits talk about

dimensions. They don’t