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Jess ReflectingJessica Rigney frequently performs her poetry along the Front Range, while also directing and producing short films of her longer works. She is published both locally and internationally and presently has an exhibit of her poems, Poetic Boxes, hammered into handmade steel boxes which house watercolors of a sensuous nature, painted by her, at Still Cellars Distillery and Arthouse in Longmont, CO through June. Find her letterpress broadsides, À La Brütt and Grass Began, with artwork by Jessica Crouch at Wolverine Farm Publishing in Fort Collins, CO. She was a quarter-finalist for the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry in both 2016 and 2018. She is poetjess on Instagram. View her poetic films on YouTube at Jessica Rigney.

No. 13
Once you return from ecstasies
time refashions sweet your little sufferings.
You’ll walk through this world
as a drowned thing dripping
twigs and leaves
breathing blameless breaths
like these.

No. 4