Kathleen Driskell

driskellKathleen Driskell’s most recent book of poems Seed Across Snow (Red Hen, 2009) was listed as a national best seller by the Poetry Foundation.  Her poems have most recently appeared in Rattle, River Styx and Pembroke Magazine.  She is Professor of Creative Writing at Spalding University in Louisville, KY, where she helps direct the low-residency MFA in Writing program.

What the Girl Wore

  At the store, on the hanger, the blue dress must have fallen like water to a froth of frilled hem, its bodice as smocked as a christening gown. A season out of date, her mother chose it from our … Continue reading