Questions on Jane’s Birthday

Jennifer Habel

Spring 2017

Is her ring finger really her weakest?

Who put Barbie in the bathroom drawer?

Is it true she remembers every one of her mother’s insults?

If so, are they relatively few?

To whom is she praying when she prays to her children?

Will she share with them the raspberries she’s hidden?

Is her inability to pretend a fault or a virtue?

Jennifer Habel is the author of Good Reason, winner of the Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition. Her poems have appeared in The Believer, Gulf Coast, The Massachusetts Review, The Southeast Review, and elsewhere.

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