Keetje Kuipers

“Kuipers has something substantive to say, her truth no less valid for being uncomfortable.”

—West Branch

Keetje Kuipers



The following poems are from Keetje’s current manuscript-in-progress.

Arrival, Fogged Clarity
Snow Day with Baby, Fogged Clarity
My brother says my milk smells different, Fogged Clarity
Two poems, Codex
Donetsk, Construction

The Keys to the Jail

The poems published in the following magazines are from Keetje's second collection, The Keys to the Jail.

The Keys to the Jail, Verse Daily
Four Poems, The Offending Adam
The Doctor, Drunken Boat

Beautiful in the Mouth

The following poems are from Keetje's first collection, Beautiful in the Mouth.

4th of July
Santeria for the City, Blackout, Summer 2003
Waltz of the Midnight Miscarriage