Poetry from Camille Newsom
Chirp Creek Farm
It’s easy to squat in the dirt
and shame the bodies of carrots,
to speak of girth and width,
to desire those slender and long,
to discard those short and stubby.
Somewhere I visit the museum
of my body.
Camille Newsom is a creative currently living in Portland, OR. She explores the world through teaching, poetry, farming, collage art, and vulnerable conversations. Her poetry has been previously published in SAND Journal and Inklette Magazine.