Music Lesson by Dominique Béchard

Poem name: Music Lesson Poet name: Dominique Bechard Poem: Wind so strong a handful of ants are swept past my head, antenna legs exclaiming. I could have stayed in bed with her who refuses me death. Behind my ribcage, the mythical piano that ripples into sound when it rains. End of poem. Credits: Copyright © Dominique Béchard Dominique Béchard is the author of the poetry collection One Dog Town (Gaspereau Press, 2019). She has an MFA from New York University, and is currently working on a PhD at the University of New Brunswick. Recent poems appear in The Fiddlehead, Grain, The Malahat Review, and Washington Square Review.