Isabel Sobral Campos
I lost my mother’s kindness in the bract of the withering
scarlet void mastectomy in the breast of a bright
poinsettia in orescence in the colorless collards
after a husk
on the palliative wall hung in family albums only children contemplate
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Isabel Sobral Campos holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. She recently left Brooklyn to teach literature at Montana Tech of the University of Montana. Her poems have appeared in Smoking Glue Gun, the gobbet, Gauss PDF, Bone Bouquet, and Deluge, among others. Material is her first chapbook.
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