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Trish Hopkinson is a poet, blogger, and advocate for the literary arts. You can find her online at and provisionally in Utah, where she runs the regional poetry group Rock Canyon Poets and folds poems to fill Poemball machines for Provo Poetry. Her poetry has been published in several lit mags and journals, including Tinderbox, Glass Poetry Press, and The Penn Review; her third chapbook Footnote was published by Lithic Press in 2017. Hopkinson will happily answer to labels such as atheist, feminist, and empty nester; and enjoys traveling, live music, wine-tasting, and craft beer.


Originally posted on O at the Edges:
Chipotle Sometimes it pauses and the light translates what we’ve lost, momentarily framing the taste entering our bodies through mouth and nose and eye, the knowledge of dissolution enhanced. One bite and it all returns: fire, peat, water, the retracted flesh…