About the Feature

Photo by Rocky Mountain National Park

My mother came to me last night.

Holding my youngest brother,
the ends of her body had disappeared.

Now in the middle of my life
I realize that my journey is to forgive
everything that’s happened.

About the Author

Diana Marie Delgado’s poetry collection, Tracing the Horse, is forthcoming from BOA (fall 2019). The author of Late-Night Talks with Men I Think I Trust (Center for Book Arts, 2015), she is the literary director of the Poetry Center and received her MFA in poetry from Columbia University.