The Next Morning
Hung-over, he was, facing down a strange
They're handmade with French herbs, she'd pronounced, and
Aloe for your face, she said, lavender...,
To think he was supposed to stay once he
by Juleigh Howard-Hobson
Along with other awards, Juleigh Howard-Hobson has won the prestigious Australian ANZAC Day Award for poetry. Her formalist work has recently appeared in/ will appear in Mezzo Cammin, The Hyper Texts, Odin's Gift, Shatter Colors Literary Review, The Raintown Review, The Quarterly Journal of Food and Car Poems, Strong Verse, Contemporary Rhyme and Poem, Revised. She was a finalist for the 2006 Morton Marr Poetry Award. Born in England, raised in the US and Australia, she currently lives with her artist-blacksmith husband and three children in the inspiring grey of the Pacific Northwest.
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