When I drive to my mother’s house I see six or seven near the road, inconspicuous unless you know what to look for. Unless you notice a dark vehicle stopped there. But those are only six or seven. On a map there are nearly two hundred more beyond where I can see. Pack of missiles […]
About Tami Haaland
Tami Haaland is the author of two books of poetry: When We Wake in the Night, and Breath in Every Room, winner of the Nicholas Roerich Prize. "Arsenal" is part of her new manuscript, What Does Not Return. Her poems have appeared in a variety of periodicals and anthologies, including The Ecopoetry Anthology (Trinity University Press) and Literature: An Introduction (Pearson). Haaland’s work has been featured on The Writer’s Almanac, Verse Daily, and American Life in Poetry. She served as Montana’s fifth poet laureate from 2013-15 and teaches at Montana State University Billings, where she currently chairs the Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages.