Poetry & Prose

Current and selected work.

Online & In Print


Forthcoming from The Common: The Land of Rape and Honey, At the Basilica Notre-Dame, Vain Tenderness 

Loves Poem, Pain, Copper Nickel

Ms. Interpretation, Hunger Mountain 

Faux-scientific Data: An Excerpt from Spare, Permafrost 

Easy Shooting, Conduit 

Self-Portrait with Antanagoge, Denver Quarterly

Action DressUp the Staircase Quarterly (video)


Here is the Sea to Drive You Home, WSQ/Feminist Press


Flame’s Dream, Juked


Who Will Be Frenchy?


Three Poems, Poor Claudia


Needs Citation, THE FEM


Animul Sonnut, Bennington Review
Time Alone


Sonnet for Rivulet, Drunken Boat (audio)


Drowning, Up the Staircase Quarterly (audio)


Animul/Flame, So to Speak
Flame’s Lessons


The Call, Café Review


Notes I & II, Horse Less Review (video)


Cemetery Hill, DASH


Ophelia as Sea Urchin, Indiana Review


Char’s Sorrow, Your Impossible Voice
Char’s Lesson
Flame’s Relief


Cut, Never Eaten, LUMINA
Neither Amber Nor Rust


Ophelia as Sea Urchin Looks at Photographs, Spoon River Poetry Review

Animul & other poems Jet Fuel Review

The Funniest Thing You Ever Heard,
The Feminist Wire

What Is Your Desiderata, Curator

Polyester: A Legacy, Requited Journal
Polyester: A Legacy
Polyester: A Legacy

Waking Life, Stirring: A Literary Collection

All poems ©2017 Michelle Lewis

Image ©2017 Ariel Hall