Today's poem is "Notes on How to Love a Boy"
from The Lifting Dress

Penguin Poets

Lauren Berry received a BA in creative writing from Florida State University and a MA from the University of Houston, where she won the Inprint Verlaine Prize and served as poetry editor for Gulf Coast. From 2009 to 2010 she held the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute. She lives in Houston, Texas.

Books by Lauren Berry:

Other poems on the web by Lauren Berry:
Two poems

About The Lifting Dress:

"Lauren Berry offers sharp-edged narratives of gender, place, and kinship narratives that are intimate, lyrical, and ultimately transcendent. Thus, it is not just an act of undressing, but an act of uncovering "
—Terrance Hayes

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