Three Poems by Amy Ouzoonian

Ice falls and collects in gentle pockets
of the women who sell cut Mangos in plastic
homes insulated with hot sauce or lime juice.
Everything should live somewhere, the man
thought as his hand moved from hers
into his pocket then up to the sky
catching April's shower.


Amy Ouzoonian is a poet, playwright and editor of three anthologies of poetry. She is the author of a book of poems, Your Pill (Foothills Publishing 2004). She is also the editor of A Gathering of the Tribes magazine issue #13 and a board member of Tribes non-profit organization. She has had two of her plays produced off broadway and will have her third play, Of Love and Bush, produced in September at WOW cafe Theater. Ouzoonian lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY.