Anna Akhmatova burned her poems and the light of Madrid was like water at La Latina luncheonette I ate a cup of chocolate and a motor oil churro every day for a week recovering ...the cherry bomb alley that was our street Hotel Chelsea ablaze
Tine Cane was born in New York City. She received a BA from the University of Vermont and an MA in French literature from Middlebury College. She is the author of The Fifth Thought (Other Painters Press, 2008), a book-length poem. She is the founder and director of Writers-in-the-Schools, RI. In 2016 Cane was selected to be the sixth poet laureate of Rhode Island. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.