FIVE POINTS - VOL. 14, NO. 3
My Motherís Flashlight
by Sharon Olds
Sitting in the early morning dark,
holding my late motherís little
In the cylinder, the batteries shift
and roll, like two, double A, winged
monkey bombs. I write by her light.
When she had gone into her final coma,
and I was on the jet to her, flying
toward her as if I was-
Interested in our current issue, order a gift subscription today. Click here to place your order.
OUR CONTEST WINNER
We are please to announce that Benjamin Busch of Read City, Michigan, is our new winner of the James Dickey Prize for Poetry. His work will appear in the Volume 16, number 1 issue of Five Points, and he will receive $1,000.
Interested in entering this yearís poetry contest? Click here to learn more.