Claire T. Feild

Filth

The rug in the house spells poop
and mothballs in roots
before wasps pick at it all.

The house lady scratches the
rug with four pigs’ feet,
the thunder-rain brushing all.

 


Claire T. FeildClaire T. Feild, has had 409 poems and 7 creative nonfiction stories accepted for publication in 129 different print journals and anthologies such as, The Tulane ReviewFreshwaterGhostlight; Alabama Views and WordsThe Muse; SpillwayPoeming PigeonsThe Carolina Quarterly; Slipstream PressThe Horror Zine Magazine; The Path: A Literary Magazine; The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal; and Literature Today (Volume 5)Her first poetry book is Mississippi Delta Women in Prism. Her next poetry collection is Southern WomenThe 1950s. Her third poetry collection is Indigo Blues (Origami Poetry Project). Her first nonfiction book is A Delta VigilYazoo City, Mississippi, the 1950s. Her second nonfiction book is Mississippi Delta Memories.