Kelly Morse


First: Kelly
Last: Morse
Bio: Kelly Morse is a poet, nonfiction writer, and translator from the Pacific Northwest. Her work has appeared in Brevity, Alimentum, Side B Magazine and elsewhere; she is also the recipient of a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship. Currently, she is completing a cross-genre manuscript about living for two years in Hanoi, Vietnam. More of her work can be found at

Kelly's Blogs

Most nights I nurse my four-month-old daughter to sleep. The internet connection is terrible in our bedroom, the light thrown by the little green glass lamp not enough to read by, so I end up sitting in the semi-dark, looking across the bed to the window, or down upon the face of my baby in her steady, drowsy pleasure. The first couple of months, I listened to the dry rattle that preceded the radiator's strange atonal song. I watched ice crawl up the sill, watched storms fling themselves across the prairie, flapping tree limbs across the neighbor's outside light.
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