Below is a selection of poems by Erin Elizabeth Smith that are available online.






  • "How to Get Dry" and "Sesquicentennial Alice" and "Alice Attends Bonne's Wedding" in Tusculum Review
  • "July," "The Projectionist," and "On the Third Month of Separation" in THEthe Poetry
  • "Cartography of Alice" and "Alice Re-Watches Garden State" in Wherewithal
  • "Alice Recounts the Unfortunate Accident with Bonne and the Rabbit," "November and the Trees Are Full of Sound," "February in Knoxville," "What We Want Love to Be," and "Alice on OKCupid" in Menacing Hedge
  • "On Watching an Old Episode of A Cook's Tour" and "A Carol for Southern Christmases" in Rappahannock Review
  • "What We Undo" in Cheat River Review
  • "Mapmaking" in Thrush
  • "Three Months in Tennessee" in Bluestem Quarterly
  • "Necromancy," in Blue Fifth Review
  • "Caterpillar and Smoke," "Alice Talks to Bonne About Love," "Alice's Sister," "Behind the Fireplace," and "The Men Who Loved Alice," in Connotation Press
  • "The Toy Dinosaur Dreams of Being Larger" in Animal
  • "Color" and "Zombie Love," in Amethyst Arsenic
  • "Fables," "Four Photographs of House with Mother," and "Sin," in Superstition Review
  • "On Falling in Love Again" in Waccamaw
  • "Pieces" in New World Writing
  • "Dear John" in Everyday Genius
  • "When I Think of Sorrow, I Always Think of Sparrows" in NOO Journal
  • "The Ambition of Oysters," "Ghost Limb," "Hurt," "Love in Mississippi," and "Prayer to the Patron Saint of the Younger Woman" in Trailer Park Quarterly
  • "A Box of Paperclips," "Drawing What I Hear," "Left," "Love Song for an Armadillo," and "Prairie State" in Wicked Alice
  • "Love Song for Leaving" and "On Leaving the Heartland" in Juked
  • "Or" and "Tessellations," Rougarou
  • "Penelope" and "Pilgrims" in Boxcar Poetry Review
  • A Week Before You Die, You are Singing in Whale Sound