Holy Thursday

Diana Arterian

Artist Statement

Holy Thursday

Thursday faces this thing
cold, Grey-headed, like waters
a trembling dome

It is The hum
Lambs filled with thorns

The voice does wind
the mighty thundermind shine
hunger there, beneath them

Diana Arterian was born and raised in Arizona. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursuing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. Diana is a Poetry Editor at Noemi Press, and creator and Managing Editor of Ricochet. Her chapbook, Death Centos, was recently published by Ugly Duckling Presse, and her writing and translation have appeared or are forthcoming in Aufgabe, Black Warrior Review, and The Volta, among others. http://dianaarterian.com