The state of East Bay poetry

Jessica Gleason/Staff

The room’s quiet focus is fixed on her hushed, commanding presence, with a voice that resonates from the scuffed-up floorboards to the well-worn walls. A simmering pot murmurs behind us in the open kitchen. A cat — maybe two — weaves back and forth between the colorful mismatched chairs and
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It’s lit with Lindsay: Beast feast

March Haul Pt. 1: “Beast Feast” — Cody-Rose Clevidence “The Meursault Investigation” — Kamel Daoud (Both of the above are from a stack of books delivered to me by my dad, when he, my mom and my puppy, Ezra, came to visit me two weekends ago. Out of the stack,
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