I ripped my mother being born
and I am the only.
The oldest ripped my grandmother
and still came more.
Read Remica L. Bingham-Risher's new poem "Interrogation Suite: Where did you come from / how did you arrive?" today, June 12th, 2019, in The Academy of American Poets on Poets.org!
Remica Bingham-Risher is the author of three poetry collections, including Starlight & Error (Diode, 2017) and What We Ask of Flesh (Etruscan, 2013). She is the director of quality enhancement plan initiatives at Old Dominion University, which means she helps faculty integrate writing into the classroom, and lives in Norfolk, Virginia.