Billboard on the Side of a Truck: Digital photo. Safia Jama. 2014

I’m glad to be part of Bodega Magazine’s 80th issue celebrating #NationalPoetryMonth. I wrote “Eating in my Sleep” in the shock of grief, two weeks after my father passed away. Two years later, here it is, happily nestled among poems by Sahar Muradi, Rico Frederick, Carrie Conners. Thanks to Bodega editor Cat Richardson and guest editor Arden Levine. And to my friend Naomi Extra, who is named in the poem. As always, thanks for reading: