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“Stay” by Elizabeth Mercurio

Stay


The lilies in the greenhouse shiver,

done

guitar

heroin

wallet

done

pen

soil

shotgun

done

the lilies in the greenhouse shiver.


Elizabeth Mercurio

3/21/2018


Elizabeth Mercurio earned an MFA in poetry from The Solstice Program. She is the Assistant Editor of Lily Poetry Review. Her work has appeared in Third Point Press, Philadelphia Stories, The Literary Nest, Fledgling Rag, Martin Lake Journal, Anti Heroin Chic, Ample Remains, The Wild Word, Thimble Magazine, and Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices. She was nominated for a Best of the Net nomination and was the 2016 recipient of The Sharon Olds Fellowship for Poetry.



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