Three poems by Arianna Dagnino

by ARIANNA DAGNINO In Spite of My Brilliant Brain (for Hannah Arendt) An inconvenient womanin inconvenient times, I grew upwith men falling under my charm,the depths of my exotic gaze, they’d say,rivalling the reaches of my mind. The first time Herr Professorpressed his mouth againstmy lips, I felt like a leafin the raging wind of …