Current Times by Eileen P. Kennedy

Eileen P. Kennedy’s Banshees (Flutter Press, 2015) was nominated for a Pushcart and awarded Second Prize from the Wordwrite Books Award in Poetry. Her second collection, Touch My Head Softly, is due out from Finishing Line Press in 2021. She has published in more than 25 literary journals. More at

Current Times

When this is over
may we not scorn and forget
the feel of a hand