Dana Salvador | The Sun Magazine

Dana Salvador


Dana Salvador grew up on a family farm in northeastern Colorado and often writes about this experience in her poetry and essays. She recently completed her first poetry manuscript, Crossing the Cattle Guard.

— From May 2023

Chasing Hawks

After the radiation ruined her lungs, / and they’d drained fluid once a month, / then every other week, then every day, / my grandma said she wanted to go / home.

May 2023
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