The Morning They Shot Anavere

Sofia Varino “The Morning They Shot Anavere” in Ink, Sweat & Tears, August 2018.

The Morning They Shot Anavere

Was a morning like any other
dreams were not any thicker
the sun didn’t shine or
unshine, it was the same sun
we always knew,
the same sun

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Dancing Girl Press, 2017.

Selected Publications

“The Morning They Shot Anavere,” Ink, Sweat & Tears, August 2018.

Natural Language. Dancing Girl Press, Chicago USA. 2017.

"Mar Novo," Nova Águia, Issue 11, Portugal. 2013.

“The Year Maker,” Come Hear! Queer Women's Poetry anthology, Leslie Lohman Museum, U.S. 2008

“Wanting, Mother,” Poetry International Issue 9, San Diego State University, U.S. 2005

“Tundra,” Bad Poetry Quarterly, U.K. 2003

Underground Poet of the Year Award, Third Prize. Hole Books U.K. 2002

 “Home,” Community of Poets Spring Issue, U.K. 2002