Connection is Context in the Internet Age

Emma Johnson-Rivard

Signed up for Tinder on Easter.
Might’ve been ironic if I’d ever been a church girl.
Sad to say god never took this atheist anywhere.
Is this thing designed sleazy?
Or can I just say
          Hey, girl
          Wanna talk poetry with me?

Emma Johnson-Rivard received her Masters in Creative Writing from Hamline University. She currently lives in Minnesota with her dogs and far too many books. Her work has appeared in Mistake House, the Nixes Mate Review, and Moon City Review. Her chapbook, The Witch’s Cat And Her Fateful Murder Ballads, was released by the Esthetic Apostle.

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