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Lucy Anderton

Lucy Anderton’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, Fence, The Iowa Review, Tin House, and Verse Daily, and her collection The Flung You was published by New Michigan Press in 2012. She and her partner are raising their daughter Ophélia in the south of France in a 500-year-old structure that has been a hospital, a brothel, and a wartime hiding place.

anderton1 Poetry

Ophélia watches the girl
            spin down through the blue depths,
burrowing in until we see 
            just the tips of her toes

Lucy Anderton