Jo Hahn-Socolofsky

About your mom



I bought a lucky rabbit foot on the boardwalk.
Is she walking over where our fire pit was?
Everyone left the party hours ago.
Forgiveness shaped like a beach of dead
sea creatures.
I think you normally write about fear.
Go ahead & ask the oyster who
the gift was intended for.

Jo Hahn-Socolofsky is a poet and visual artist based in Las Vegas. Her work can be found in BAG Magazine, HASH Journal, and The Hunger, with work
forthcoming in SPECTRA Poets, Black Warrior Review, Tampa Review, and Great River Review. She is a current MFA candidate in poetry at the University of
Nevada, Las Vegas and the poetry editor of Witness Magazine.