Maggie Smith

is most recently the author of Goldenrod (Simon & Schuster, 2021). Smith’s poems and essays have appeared in Best American Poetrythe New York Times, The New YorkerThe Paris Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere.

Nation Poetry

A Suit or a Suitcase A Suit or a Suitcase

  You ask what I’ll miss about this life. Everything but cruelty, I think. But you want one specific thing, so here—I’ll miss my body. I’ll miss its companionship, how it’s tr…

Nov 23, 2022 / no-paywall / Maggie Smith