bindweed

by on Jul 16, 2015

[she is] morning-glory trailing twining
colony of veins

[she is] old fields
deep roots

[she is never] for another

 

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note: this is an erasure/cut-up hybrid from a series-in-progress, working title: “[she is]: wildflowers of texas”. Source text: Geyata Ajilvsgi’s Wildflowers of Texas.

 


Robin Turner brings poem-making to schools, museums, and youth shelters, and serves as an online writing guide to homeschooled teens. Her work has most recently appeared in Anima Poetry, Red River Review, Referential Magazine, and the Porkbelly Press Emily anthology. She lives with her husband and a sweet old yellow cat along a wooded creek in East Dallas.

texas dandelion

by on Jul 15, 2015

high
erratic

[this girl is] lemon-yellow absent

sometimes narrow
and entire

a parachute in the wind

 

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note: this is an erasure/cut-up hybrid from a series-in-progress, working title: “[she is]: wildflowers of texas”. Source text: Geyata Ajilvsgi’s Wildflowers of Texas.

 


Robin Turner brings poem-making to schools, museums, and youth shelters, and serves as an online writing guide to homeschooled teens. Her work has most recently appeared in Anima Poetry, Red River Review, Referential Magazine, and the Porkbelly Press Emily anthology. She lives with her husband and a sweet old yellow cat along a wooded creek in East Dallas.

common s[un]flower

by on Jul 14, 2015

solitary
rough
conspicuous at margins

[she is] empty stream banks and railroad tracks

a disturbed wild bird
a cultivated form

 

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note: this is an erasure/cut-up hybrid from a series-in-progress, working title: “[she is]: wildflowers of texas”. Source text: Geyata Ajilvsgi’s Wildflowers of Texas.

 


Robin Turner brings poem-making to schools, museums, and youth shelters, and serves as an online writing guide to homeschooled teens. Her work has most recently appeared in Anima Poetry, Red River Review, Referential Magazine, and the Porkbelly Press Emily anthology. She lives with her husband and a sweet old yellow cat along a wooded creek in East Dallas.