"Fragments of Never Was"

three years roaming hills

crow’s nest hair     cirrus cloud ribcage

 

my teeth, dimes collected

in a tin can

 

Virginia creeper

snakes past lightning rod poplars

 

vine circling my thigh     scarlet garter

 

oak bride

redbird wings/origami roses

 


About the author

M. Stone is a bookworm, birdwatcher, and stargazer who writes poetry while living in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in San Pedro River Review, SOFTBLOWCalamus Journal, and numerous other print and online journals. She can be reached at writermstone.wordpress.com


M. Stone