Nikki Wallschlaeger’s is the author of the full-length collections Houses (Horseless Press, 2015) and Crawlspace (Bloof Books, 2017), as well as the graphic book I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel (Bloof Books, 2019) and an artist book Operation USA, through the Baltimore based book arts group Container (a project acquired by Woodland Pattern Book Center in Milwaukee). Her work has been featured in the Nation, Brick, American Poetry Review, Witness, Kenyon Review, and others. A recent transplant from Milwaukee, she now calls the Driftless region of Wisconsin her home.
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Cloud of Feelings
I want to hold a cloud but it’s made of air
a smog of tweets makes a world go round,
the confusion of clouds predicting a storm
think nothing of it, bombs are natural now,
explosives wrapped in their hollowed brows
exploiting crisis and pushing...