I’m very pleased that my poem “Broken Arm” is the poem-of-the-week in Narrative Magazine. The poem speaks to the grief my wife and I experienced 15 years ago after a failed adoption. I think you have to create an account in Narrative to read the whole poem but it’s free and relatively easy to do!


Lisa Dordal is the author of Mosaic of the Dark (Black Lawrence Press, 2018) and teaches in the English Department at Vanderbilt University. A Pushcart Prize nominee and recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, her poetry has appeared in Best New Poets, CALYX, The Greensboro Review, Vinyl Poetry, and Ninth Letter.

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