Jessica Reed
Contributor History

Jessica Reed
Jessica Reed's work has appeared in Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Spiral Orb, The Fourth River, and Isotope: A Journal of Literary Nature and Science Writing. She teaches a course on physics and the arts at Butler University. Her 2015 contribution to Conjunctions’ online magazine is a selection from her chapbook on atoms, World, Composed.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


April 17, 2018
There was a socket in the wall my mother told me not to touch. The wire innards of the plug spilled out of the unguarded hole. The wires looked like black spaghetti.
April 10, 2018
“And you say they’ve been here how long?”

     “We don’t know exactly. Our estimate is a month, approximately. It’s difficult to be sure, we don’t keep tabs on our employees, so it could well be longer, a month and a few days, perhaps.”
April 3, 2018
Cold hole in my right pant
through which
                        grass’s eyelash brushes my calf,
flirty infinite