Posts Published by Michele Santamaria

Michele Santamaria is an Assistant Professor and academic librarian at Millersville University in Millersville, Pennsylvania. Most recent poems were published in a special issue of The Canary; her work has also appeared in Bayou Review, Cimarron Review, and South Carolina Review. She is currently at work on a poetry manuscript that interweaves the history of Technicolor movies with family history and the history of race in the Americas. The project draws from her background as a librarian, anthropologist, and poet.

Silent Movie

To rearrange the actors again and want life to imitate art, to want my mother to stop batting her eyelashes and lying upon the train tracks. To want the truth and not some family folklore,…

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