Next to Everything that is Breakable

Next to Everything that is Breakable

by Kara Knickerbocker


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635342406
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 06/23/2017
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.11(d)

About the Author

Kara Knickerbocker is a writer and world traveler from Saegertown, Pennsylvania. She earned her B.A. in English from Westminster College in 2012. Her poetry and essays appeared in or are forthcoming in: The Blue Route, Moledro Magazine, Construction, Longridge Review, Broad River Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Thought Catalog, One Sentence Poems, Uppagus, Avatar Review, and the anthology Voices from the Attic, Vol. XXII, among others. Her poetry collections won first place in their category at the 2016 and 2017 Sigma Tau Delta International English Convention. Next to Everything that is Breakable is her debut chapbook. You can find more of her at

Table of Contents


Spring Beast 1

All Safeties Off 2

Saved 3

They Told Me 4

Beating 5

Tuesday at Baum Grove 6

Passport 7

The Foundation 9


Salt 10

Say It 11

If You’re Asking Why I’m Leaving 12

Remember When 13

Sixteen 15

Siempre 16

Road Maps 17

Formula 18

An Ocean of Her Own 19


Where I Want to Belong 20

A Dying Art 21

Afterbirth 22

Sex in the Bedroom of a Childhood Home 23

Made With Love 24

Last Night Awake in Bed 25

Portrait of Your Grandfather, Dying 26

French Creek Water Trail 27

Whiskey Kiss 29

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