Julia Story received her MFA from Indiana University in 2004. Her poetry was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in Octopus, Ploughshares, Sentence, The Iowa Review, and other magazines. Post Moxie, a book length poem in three main sections, won the 2009 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry and was published by Sarabande Books.
Today's stanzas are from the section titled "The Above Song."
Click here to read an interview with Julia Story about Post Moxie on Sarabande's website.