November/December 2020 / PoetryIt FollowsLot's wife looked and became the / pillar of her community October 30, 2020 - by Domenica MartinelloDomenica MartinelloPublished 13:32, Oct. 30, 2020 The Walrus What good is a backward glance? Lot’s wife looked and became the pillar of her community. Orpheus looked. Now his head sings on a spike. I refuse to be useful only in the rear-view of my strife. Domenica MartinelloDomenica Martinello is the author of All Day I Dream about Sirens (Coach House, 2019). She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was the recipient of the Deena Davidson Friedman Prize for Poetry.