Sarah Lindsay’s fourth book is Debt to the Bone-Eating Snotflower (Copper Canyon Press, 2013). She has received the 2012 Carolyn Kizer Prize, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and a Pushcart Prize.
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Rain of Statues
Our general was elsewhere, but we drowned.
While he rested, he shipped us home
with the bulk of his spoils
that had weighed his army down.
The thrashing storm
that caught us cracked the hulls
and made us offerings to the sea floor —
a rain of statues,...