• Nostos

    Caki Wilkinson

    Winter 2020

    Hope holds her cards so close I don’t know how she voted. I’m afraid to ask. Like me, she’s always leaving lives behind, changing her mind about what’s feasible. Hope lived seven states away the night her dad got tanked and drove into a ditch, banged up where passersby could see how deep he’d finally spiraled.



    Caki Wilkinson is the author of the poetry collections Circles Where the Head Should Be (2011) and The Wynona Stone Poems (2015). Her recent work has appeared in the Nation, the Yale Review, and Kenyon Review. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

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