Poems

Holly Karapetkova’s poems have appeared in 32 Poems, Alaska Quarterly Review, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, and many other places. She is the author of Words We Might One Day Say, winner of the 2010 Washington Writers’ Publishing House Poetry Prize, and Towline, winner of the Cloudbank Books Poetry Prize and forthcoming in 2016. Please scroll over the menu to read sample poems from each of these collections, or click on the links below.

Immigrant
For My American Lover, Upon My Leaving
The Story of My Father
Holiday
Love and the National Defense