Train chatter along smooth tracks glide A man spits morning on the station platform Plastic ribbons of red + white stream Christmas Portuguese style #8 to Lisbon seats 55 + 57 Whooping cough kid– smell of dirty diaper Cigarette tongues fill cargo with smoke scents familiar + comforting Warm sun flickers in trees as train […]
Luang Prabang, Laos This was our first trip to Laos and friends of ours suggested that we stay at a boutique eco resort in the mountains outside the city of Luang Prabang. When we first arrived, we were so excited about soaking in as much of Laos as possible. Since we only had a few […]
Kallie Falandays is the author of Dovetail Down the House (Burnside Review, 2016). You can read her work in The Journal, CutBank, Black Warrior Review, Salt Hill, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere. She runs Tell Tell Poetry.
there’s a Peace here a kind that I’ve never experienced not like a sound Peace because everyday kids in the courtyard are screaming + running + playing dogs howl and bark incessantly buses drive by every few minutes cars honk constantly old women talk-yell at one another and the person living upstairs drags feet + […]