Erin Hoover | The Sun Magazine

Erin Hoover


Erin Hoover is the author of two poetry collections, Barnburner and No Spare People. She teaches at Tennessee Tech, leads a Girl Scout troop, and tells her daughter daily that they are not getting a dog.

— From February 2024

What If Pain No Longer Ordered the Narrative

She’ll replace me with another beloved one day, as children do, and if I don’t let her, I’ll have failed, a different failure than those nights she brings me books to read when I’m too tired.

February 2024
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