"This is so wonderful--and scarry--it's amazing we survived those times. The thing that grabs me so with this poem is the off-handed funny voice so accurately describing the experience of feeling like prey. Being up for grabs, literally. Seldom…"
"Love this! So fine, so funny and to the point. Love the huge tortilla line--I really liked this when you read it awhile back at Black Market Goods--have thought of it several times since, (sign of a really good poem, it stays with you!) Thanks."
"I love the ordinariness of this, no fireworks or sirens--just the simpleness of days, and of the care in the relationship between mother and daughter, and how it's acknowledged, the empathy of the child for her mother. This is beautiful, subtle…"