Chelsea Jennings

Chelsea Jennings is a writer and educator living in Seattle. Her first poetry collection, Transmission Loss (2018), received a Juniper Prize from the University of Massachusetts Press.

Half-Bloomed Peony by Chelsea Jennings

    So many surfaces fit into summer’s fist    An arrangement of force holds each petal apart       Emptiness fanning outward from the center where self-contained rain gathers The air vibrates with bees     Electric silence that opens the sky wider A puncture to let the present through —One bud […]