My grandmother sang the song from Jaws Show Me The Way to Go Home fire danced a double Dutch Yiddish hopscotch pinkie ball capoeira smoked all the grandchildren on the block she’s legendary geriatric street cred my grandmother with the loneliness of the long distance runner hummed Chariots of Fire.

Genelle Chaconas

Genelle is a 2015 MFA Writing and Poetics graduate of Naropa University. Genelle's first chapbook is Fallout, Saints and Dirty Pictures (little m Press, 2011). Genelle's work has been published or is forthcoming in WT Paterson’s The Asylum, Former People: A Journal of Bangs and Whimpers, Menacing Hedge, Futures Trading, Crack the Spine, Weirderary, Dirty Chai, Third Wednesday, The Fem, Crab Fat Magazine, Door is a Jar, Five 2 One, Bombay Gin, Calaveras Station, Late Peaches: Poems by Sacramento Poets and others. Genelle has hosted Red Night Poetry series in Sacramento California.