Lori Werner

Lori Werner
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Lori Werner is a poet from Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a degree in History. Her influences are southern gothic literature, anything Americana, and Joanna Newsom.

After we slung our rotten insults, after we slammed every door, after we clawed the headboard paint instead of saying, sorry, after I dropped the tea cup just to hear...

Every week I step on the tired scale wondering why I want to lose parts of myself. I open the refrigerator door just to look: It's yellow light...

The first time I found him I was sixteen. He was crumpled under his bike like an unpaid bar tab. He smelled like cigarettes and something...

Somewhere in Indiana a mother pulls her children out of the creek, wringing them like dirty dishrags. A man cracks open his last beer on the edge...