“Psalm with Passing Train” — published in text-form on Palette Poetry
“Self-Portrait as Lake” — published in text-form in Colorado Review
“Ode to Rainfall” — published in text-form on Palette Poetry
“These Trees Know Fire” — published in text-form in Copper Nickel
Despy Boutris’s writing has been published or is forthcoming in Copper Nickel, American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Colorado Review, The Journal, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. Currently, she teaches at the University of Houston and serves as Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast, Guest Editor for Palette Poetry and Frontier, and Editor-in-Chief of The West Review.