Alana Folsom

Alana Folsom earned an MFA in poetry from Oregon State University, where she founded and was the Editor-in-Chief of their literary magazine, 45th Parallel. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in The Believer, Missouri Review, Apogee, and others.

A Guide to Cages by Alana Folsom

  You don’t want to become bitter             with responsibility, so you try to make him the responsible one.             You fear you want him more for enduring your tests. If this is love,             you tell yourself, even when you let go he will never fully             release you. You tell yourself to […]