Poetry. THE WANT FIRE explores memory, aging, the elemental pleasures of wind and waves, and earthly creatures of all shapes and sizes, painting moments—glimpses inside the spirit world—that reside in the physical world around us.
Jennifer Wallace lives in Baltimore, MD, and Shutesbury, MA, where many of these poems were written. She teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art, is a poetry editor at The Cortland Review, and a founding editor of Toadlily Press. Her poems, essays and photographs have appeared in artists books, exhibition catalogs, galleries, museums, anthologies, and literary journals. In addition to THE WANT FIRE, she has published three books of poetry: Minor Heaven (Desire Path) Toadlily Press, 2005; One Hundred Footsteps, a limited edition artist book with Katherine Kavanaugh, 2012; It Can Be Solved by Walking, CityLit Press, 2012. Author City: BALTIMORE, MD USA