*Editor’s Note: This poem was crafted to span across multiple pages, utilizing white space and page breaks. The author and Front Porch editors decided a more interactive reading experience that allows the reader to turn pages would be the best showcase for the piece.
Ashley Chambers lives in Tuscaloosa, where she is an MFA candidate at the University of Alabama. Her recent writing appears in The Seattle Review, Quarterly West, Bellevue Literary Review, among others. She was a finalist for the 2014 Sawtooth Poetry Contest and Chapbook Contest at Ahsahta Press and a semifinalist for the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award and Cutbank Chapbook Contest. Her prose has received honorable mentions in Bellevue Literary Review’s 2013 Fiction Contest and Gulf Coast’s 2014 Fiction Contest. Her website is www.ashleyelizabethchambers.com.