Ruth Baumann

Ruth Baumann received her MFA from the University of Memphis, & begins her PhD at Florida State University in the fall. Her chapbook I’ll Love You Forever & Other Temporary Valentines won the Salt Hill Dead Lake Chapbook Contest in 2014. Her poems are published or forthcoming in Colorado Review, Sonora Review, Sycamore Review, The Journal, Third Coast & others listed at

The Inbetween by Ruth Baumann

  Turn a light on over & over. This sleep has a particular sound, like what the world sounds like to ringing ears. (Not opposite.) See everything & focus on nothing, someone incorrect said. There are fantasy worlds built of gingerbread, of concrete, of wax paper & of the warm […]