…by Melissa Moorer on THE TOAST

“Jones’ poetry often invokes a sense of intimate nostalgia — a warm thirst for a moment or a place that was, or that could have been. The verses change pace on a dime. They vibrate.” — Jairo Ramos at NPR: Code Switch.

“we tested our faith

in stories of birds

and bees

but

bees lied.” — Kima Jones from “Fresh.”

Read the rest of the profile here, on THE TOAST:  http://the-toast.net/2015/09/02/this-writers-on-fire-kima-jones/

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