Danusha Laméris is the author of The Moons of August and Bonfire Opera. Some of her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, APR, Ploughshares, and the New York Times. She lives with her husband in a red barn at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Lay of the Land
Growing up, I never thought about the daily schedule of wild turkeys. They seemed, in my imagination, to be mythical creatures who lived mostly in paintings of rural 1800s England. Continue reading