Congrats, dear Eugenia!
I’ve come to hunt a time capsule at the west end
of Sunset Boulevard. To rummage the beach for remnants
of old friends who’ve abandoned themselves to sprout
Read the rest of her poem here: http://www.rattle.com/poetry/2013/02/destination-beautiful-by-eugenia-leigh/
Eugenia Leigh is the author of a forthcoming collection of poetry, Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows (Four Way Books, 2014), which was a finalist for both the National Poetry Series and the Yale Series of Younger Poets. A Korean American poet and Kundiman fellow, she holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, and has taught writing workshops for high school students and incarcerated youths. Her poems have appeared in several publications including North American Review, The Collagist, Rattle and the Best New Poets anthology. Born in Chicago and raised in southern California, Eugenia currently lives in New York City, where she believes in miracles.