by Sarah J. Sloat
I Gratefully Bow Under One Condition
Fetch a Doctor
Both poems are sourced from Roughead, William. Classic Crimes. NYRB Classics, 2000.
Sarah J. Sloat is the author of Hotel Almighty from Sarabande Books. Sarah is originally from New Jersey but now lives in Europe. Her work has appeared in Tupelo Quarterly, Diagram, and elsewhere. You can keep up with her at sarahjsloat.com, on Twitter at @SJSloat and Instagram at @sjane30.