Joanne Godley

Joanne Godley

Joanne Godley is a practicing physician, poet, and writer residing in Alexandria, Virginia. Her lyric memoir was a finalist for the Kore Press Memoir contest and received honorable mentions in the Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book contest and the National Woman’s Book Association contest. Three of her poems were published in 50/50 Poems & Translations by Womxn over 50. A flash nonfiction piece appeared in the Kenyon Review Blog. Her poetry chapbook is forthcoming this summer.

Blaxit

Poem

he wants us all
gone from Amerikkka
purge all 52
Main Streets there’s a
main street in every
state your name for the record and
your color state your
color me paranoid color me
afraid of civil war