Monthly Archives: December 2015

Two Poems by Liz Cambra

Selections from​, Lamp Poems 1. The lamp was discovered when the first woman held a word so long in her mouth, it was subsumed into her gums. This abnegation lit the skin-- the first cosmetic. Also, the first lamp.   6. Lamps with a wick of hair were popular in 1849. All hair of the bride-to-be, all hair adept at falling onto anyone’s collar, all hair stolen sideways ...