No One
Andrea Cohen

issue 65, 2018


after Ani Gjinka

No one I love was taken
into the woods and shot,

you said. You said
this in a meadow

of a dress and kept
on talking and all

I saw was a forest,
all I heard was one

clean shot and no
one—toward a dear


Andrea Cohen’s new collection, Nightshade, will be out soon (Four Way, 2019). Other recent books include Unfathoming and Furs Not Mine. She directs the Writers House at Merrimack College and the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts.