Judith Skillman

Judith Skillman

Judith Skillman is the author of eighteen books, including Heat LightningNew and Selected Poems, and The PhoenixNew & Selected. She is the recipient of grants from Artist Trust & Academy of American Poets. Her poems have appeared in Cimarron Review, Poetry, Zyzzyva, and numerous other journals. She is a faculty member at Richard Hugo House in Seattle, WA. Visit www.judithskillman.com

A Long Convalescence

Poem

It is the small things tell you you are home—cotton sheets, linen clouds, Dutch rabbits, nibbling greens.