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From the archives

Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Jeanette Lynes is the author of three books of poetry. Two more poetry collections are forthcoming in 2008: The New Blue Distance (Wolsak and Wynn) and It’s Hard Being Queen: The Dusty Springfield Poems (Freehand Books), from which this poem is taken. Her first novel is also forthcoming in 2009 from Coteau Books.