Author Archives: Kim Schmidt

Into Depths Unknown

In the summer of 1930, aboard a ship floating near the Atlantic island of Nonsuch, marine biologist Gloria Hollister sat on a crate, writing furiously in a notebook with a telephone Continue reading

Dear May Eighth

Why was the last kiss May seventhAnd so shy? Your tongue was skittish. Your clavicle—Door- bolt, little key,Tendril—Was the world’s cross-tree—Your collar bone was hot snow to touch. I wanted to Continue reading