S3E03 Naming

“Egypt alone needed a word for blue / in the time before grocery store orchids / stained the indigo of ballpoint pens. / A world without raspberry Slurpees / or Levi’s stonewash denim.”

By Joe Johnson

Joe lives in Portland. He writes. Some of it is good. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing through the Rainier Writing Workshop (at Pacific Lutheran University).

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