Kathleen Hellen is the author of the award-winning collection Umberto’s
Night and two chapbooks, The Girl Who Loved Mothra and Pentimento.
Nominated for the Pushcart and Best of the Net, and featured on Poetry Daily, her poems have been awarded prizes from the H.O.W. Journal and Washington Square Review.
About the poem:
“As Wife to the Protagonist” is a meditation on the mythic resonance in domestic life.