Night of Myth

Kate Deimling

baleful crow.
Djinn enter frenzied
goats. Hoary incubus jumps.
Kronos laughs madly, nervously, ogles
pallid queens. Rising seraphim
tremble under violet weather.
Exit youthful zephyrs.

Kate Deimling is a poet, writer, and translator from French. Her poems have appeared in Slant, Tar River Poetry, I-70 Review, Notre Dame Review, The Midwest Quarterly, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Plainsongs, Crosswinds Poetry Journal, and other magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and is an associate poetry editor for Bracken. Find her online at