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Sarah Browning

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Sarah Browning

Sarah Browning is the author of Killing Summer (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017). She is cofounder and executive director of Split This Rock and an associate fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies. She lives in Washington, DC.

by this poet

At the coffee shop you love,
white mugs heavy on the table
between us, young baristas—
spiky haired and impatient—
cannot imagine how two people
so old to them can feel so wanton,
coffee growing cold between us,
middle-aged bodies growing hot