About Rosebud Ben-Oni

Born to a Mexican mother and Jewish father, Rosebud Ben-Oni is a recipient of the 2014 NYFA Fellowship in Poetry and a CantoMundo Fellow. She is the author of SOLECISM (Virtual Artists Collective, 2013), a contributor to The Conversant, and an Editorial Advisor for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Her poems appear in POETRY, The American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, Arts & Letters, among others; recently, her poem "Poet Wrestling with Angels in the Dark" was commissioned by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. She teaches creative writing at UCLA Extension's Writers' Program. Find her at 7TrainLove.org

Dear Future People

  how angels would walk the ocean if they wanted to walk. They don’t. They hover.   —”Water at Night,” Marianne Boruch   —or did you get past us, just far…

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