There’s a mauve place you’ve forgotten,
where you mothered dogs for a living,
washed the teeth of little boys, and
dreamed about embroidery and
trust—and ointment, and the people
you wanted to write about—and coasts
where doctors hung around at dusk,
starving for the good of us all, us all.
~ Chloe Stopa-Hunt
Chloe Stopa-Hunt is a graduate student at the University of Cambridge. She won an Eric Gregory Award in 2014.