Cheryl Leverette

Cheryl Leverette is a prolific poet whose life and poetry imitate one another.

I try not to depend on anyone

hotel room in little rock there were three of them forceful drunk too angry to care whether she lived or died she swung the cardboard pizza box like a machete it was all she had I try not to depend on anyone I try to understand easing the monsters. They never really settle, do they? It's not really you or him or anyone. It's me. I can't...