a thread of scarlet

by on Jan 30, 2015


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a thread of scarlet

a thread of scarlet

lost oboe
or the shortest distance

between the shadow
of the elm
and your keening mind

this is the house
we will not live in

this is the exhausted gardenia
asking why the twilight
no longer beckons

 


N. S. is the author of Forever Will End On Thursday and Dark and Like A Web, both published under the poetry nanopress model with partner editors. She co-founded and curates The Poetry Storehouse, which showcases “great contemporary poems for creative remix.’’ N. S. blogs at Very Like A Whale and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Yew Journal, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Anti-, MiPOesias, Blue Fifth Review, Snakeskin and elsewhere.

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