Poems in Random Sample Review

So I somehow did not get around to writing about the two poems—"Frozen" and "Marred"—I had published in Random Sample Review back in August. I was really excited to have poems in a journal with so many Oregon State MFA Program graduates at the helm. I wrote both of these poems back when I was in grad school actually, so it felt all the more fitting that they ended up at Random Sample. I don't remember much about writing "Frozen." All I recall is visualizing a small snow-covered cabin perched right next to a frozen lake. The whole poem came from that I'm pretty sure. "Marred" I remember a lot more about. I wrote it for an experimental poetry workshop my first year of grad school. The idea was