Leona Sevick | The Sun Magazine

Leona Sevick


Leona Sevick’s first full-length book of poems is Lion Brothers. She is provost and professor of English at Bridgewater College in Virginia, where she teaches Asian American literature and deploys the contraction y’all unconvincingly.

— From October 2023

I Eat My Words

Yes, it’s cruel. An unseemly gluttony. / Trapping the ortolan buntings, forcing / them to gorge in the dark, mouthfeel of seeds / their only comfort in that closed, blank space.

October 2023
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