I only thought of the farm of owning the farm I only thought with my brother gone I could own his half with my father gone I could have it all & my sister to cook & my sister to run the house & the land only mine & the land had a lake & we could neither of us swim.
I Only Thought of the Farm is a hand-typeset letterpress edition of 150, designed and printed in collaboration with Austin, TX printmaker Laura Brown.
Lisa Ciccarello is the author of At Night (Black Ocean), as well as several chapbooks, including the recent I only thought of the farm (DoubleCross Press), & “Chief!” (InkPress). Her poems have appeared in Tin House, The Academy of American Poets, Denver Quarterly, the PEN Poetry Series, Handsome, Big Lucks, Corduroy Mtn. & The Volta, among others.