Here on Business
Another Vespa needles my nerves.
This whole street, this district
stinks of luxury â€“
and even the rain
is sick of Italy.
Sarah J. Sloat grew up in New Jersey, but now lives in Germany, where she works for a news agency. Her poems have appeared in in Bateau and in Third Coast, among other publications. Tilt Press published her chapbook In the Voice of a Minor Saint in early 2009. Sarah keeps a blog at The Rain in my Purse .