Katherine Larson is the author of Radial Symmetry (2011), selected by Louise Glück as the winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. She holds degrees from The University of Arizona and the University of Virginia. In addition to writing, she has worked as a molecular biologist and field ecologist.
The barnacles sip ballast water from port to port, shedding larvae in cascades of tiny, glass-like feathers. Starfish creep beneath the ice field’s melt; above their chilled forms, glaciers crumble to Continue reading