OXIDANT | ENGINE : Issue 11

Stephanie Jean

A DEATH

as small

as a tear,

as small

as smal-

lest

is proof

of blood,

of floods.

UNIQUE

what is daring

is

to sit

without buying

for a year

 

what is impressive

is

to have achieved

nothing

but your chin in hand

for a century

Stephanie Jean is the winner of the BOMB Poetry Contest 2020 Judged by Simone White. She is a Cave Canem Fellow and a member of the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. Her poems have appeared in the Journal of Poetics Research, [PANK] and The Southampton Review.