Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of works such as The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart as well as Apocalyptic Swing. She is on the advisory board of The Rumpus’ Poetry Book Club and lives in LA. Ask her to unpack Elizabeth Bishop for you sometime.


Gabrielle Calvocoressi Poems

At Last the New Arriving

Like the horn you played in Catholic school
the city will open its mouth and cry... more »

Captain Lovell, ['Shakey Eyes Horton had nystagmus too']

Shakey Eyes Horton had nystagmus too.
That's what my father said and took me
to the record store so we could buy him... more »

Captain Lovell, ['My eyes are shaky and glimmer like the stars']

My eyes are shaky and glimmer like the stars.
My head turns to the left and it moves
just like a pendulum. The kids laugh and shake... more »

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