Confess: that

︎︎︎ Rachel Allen

︎ Jan 10, 2023

Confess: that
God’s I
may become the poet’s

Say again I

That profaned first persons may possess more in common : more I of each other, more I interchanged


An I for an I
makes the whole world I: and I absorbs us,
and us, I:
until I no longer

Rachel Allen is a writer and editor in New York. Her work has been anthologized by Best American Experimental Writing, Archways Editions, and Steel Incisors; she previously edited Asymptote and Guernica. Presently, she assists production at the Poetry Project and operates Hypothetical Books.