Acceptance

And you’re still gone now that we’ve turned

Our eyes and tears and look ahead

To birthdays, movies, money earned

And spent…

but you are dead.

— Juleigh Howard-Hobson


Juleigh Howard-Hobson’s poetry has appeared in Poemeleon, Trinacria, The Lyric, The New Formalist, Hypertexts, The Pennsylvania Review, Raintown Review, Mezzo Cammin, Umbrella, qarrtsiluni, Caduceus: Poets at Art Place, vol. 8 (Yale University), Best of the Barefoot Muse (Barefoot Muse), and other places. Her work has been nominated for both “The Best of the Net” and The Pushcart Prize (twice). Her fourth and latest collection, Remind Me, is published by Ancient Cypress Press.

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