"The New World" by Kelly Schirmann
Kelly Schirmann is a poet, musician, and ceramicist from Northern California. She is the author of two books of poetry and essays, Popular Music and The New World, as well as multiple chapbooks and collaborations. Her debut collection, Popular Music, was named among the Top Poetry of 2016 by Entropy Magazine and the Chicago Review of Books. She currently lives, works, and teaches in Western Montana, and at kellyschirmann.com.