Why do certain shrubs smell like pee
The father of desire
His face a white light
We fall into it
or die trying
Melissa Eleftherion is a writer, librarian, and a visual artist. Born & raised in Brooklyn, she earned an MFA in Poetry from Mills College, and an MLIS from San Jose State University. She is the author of field guide to autobiography (The Operating System, 2018), & numerous chapbooks including little ditch (above/ground press, 2018). Melissa now lives in Mendocino County where she manages the Ukiah Library, teaches creative writing, & curates the LOBA Reading Series.