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Alexa Mergen

Alexa Mergen is the author of the chapbooks Three Weeks Before Summer and We Have Trees. Her poem “Distance,” published in Solo Novo, was a Council of Literary Magazines and Presses Taste Test selection. She edits the blog Yoga Stanza. 


One Night

Winter 2015 | Poetry

One night, she turns the novel’s last page. This is all—
small house, plain street, some trees, sweet and irksome neighbors, dishes, bills, water leaks,