Poetry: Rules of Negotiation by Charity E. Yoro

Charity E. Yoro’s prose poem opens the line to syntax in the way a prose poem should—the repetitive dependent clauses leaning against one another like dominoes, reflecting the speaker’s own “stained teeth” vulnerability. Even prose can howl, even prose can sing.


Rules of Negotiation


Charity E. Yoro

Charity E. Yoro is a poet, facilitator, and creative producer from the east side of O’ahu. Her writing is featured and forthcoming in PRISM international, Huffington Post, Selamta Magazine, and more. She is currently based in the PNW with her cat, Rumi.

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