Today I saw a man
much younger than me,
without legs, wearing his black
around the Giant Eagle, with piles
of frozen meat on what would have been
Jane McCafferty writes fiction, poems and essays. She has recent poems in Chatauqua Review and Pittsburgh Poetry Quarterly and stories in Crazy Horse and Great Jones Street. Her recent essay "Unleashed" won the 2016 Talking Writing award judged by Mark Vonnegut. Other awards include an NEA, The Drue Heinz award for fiction, two Pushcarts, and a Book Sense award.