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Alyssa Jewell

Alyssa Jewell edits poetry for Waxwing as well as Third Coast and coordinates the Poets in Print reading series at the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Best New Poets 2016, Witness, Colorado Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, the Journal, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She lives and teaches in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is a PhD student at Western Michigan University.


Window Blind

Fall 2022 | Poetry

The white slap of the moon after hail gone through
ivy to silver April’s first green blades: There I listened 


Fall 2022 | Poetry

A finger so tender 
the diminishing coneflower’s center shocks        
a needle

up through reaching skin