Click here to read “Reprieve” by Maggie Blake Bailey.

Maggie Blake Bailey’s poetry has appeared in Tar River Poetry, Flycatcher, Slipstream, Switchback, and Rappahannock Review. She is working toward an MFA in poetry through the Sewanee School of Letters, and she serves as a poetry reader for Winter Tangerine Review. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she teaches high school English, and can be found online at maggieblakebailey.com.