out-swung window wings spread cool respite release cloistered breathing porous house to porous evenings golden noises home to home mingle in the warm dark so close ____
Burgi Zenhaeusern (she/her) is the author of the chapbook Behind Normalcy (CityLit Press, 2020), winner of the Harriss Poetry Prize. She co-edited the translations of the poetry anthology Knocking on the Door of the White House (Zozobra Publishing, 2017, J. Ballesteros et al. editor). Her poems appear in Seneca Review, Diagram, Oversound, and elsewhere. Find her at https://burgizenhaeusern.com/ and on twitter @burgi323.