Emily Mohn-Slate

Emily Mohn-Slate’s recent poems are forthcoming or have appeared in Cimarron Review, Indiana Review, DIALOGIST, Poet Lore, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. She was runner-up for the 2014 Indiana Review Poetry Prize. She holds an MFA from Bennington College, and teaches writing at Chatham University and Carnegie Mellon University

Needlework by Emily Mohn-Slate

              “The father had been wise to show them before his death that work is a treasure.”                                                        — Jean de la Fontaine, Le Laboureur et ses Enfants   Next door, men cut off the trees’ hands. Their machines hum             as they work. A woman drags a line of children […]