about the author

Lisa Marie Basile is an MFA candidate at The New School. She has been published in several literary journals, including Word Riot, elimae, Willows Wept Review, The Foundling Review, and others. She is the founding editor of Caper Literary Journal and the author of a full-length collection as well as an e-chapbook: A Decent Voodoo (Cervena Barva Press, 2012) and White Spiders (Gold Wake Press, 2010).

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Lisa Marie Basile

If I begged you for Pearl Harbor
could you bring it by morning?
Right now there are eyebrows
in the sink, all over the faucet,
I’m drawing new constellations
where I used to be. I am war.

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