Zoë Hitzig is a poet and a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Harvard. Mezzanine, her first book of poetry, will be published next year.
 (July 2019)


Trial for the New Aubade

Day is brushing the brush off my back. No. Dawn is tracing the margin of my being with unpleasant certainty. Today is a truck? It shakes this structure in which we sleep. Yes. That’s our new definition of dawn. No reason to share dawns these days with strangers. And that …