Poetry

Three poems by Sara Wright

Spirits of the Forest In Forest Presence I listen,  leaves and needles rustle Voices Hum inside Hemlock bark  sounding if only humans  would listen Incantations  erupt beneath the forest floor wrapped in a tapestry of threads millions of miles of… Read More ›

Butterfly Wounding by Sara Wright

Bittersweet orange invokes wounding past torment endured at the hands of those who would harm. Air is lightened, cleansed by absence Trees rejoice Slaughter shifts perspective  Despair presses Diamond. Fritillary seeks  her flower lover in waiting Tongue seeking.

Wildflower Wonder by Sara Wright

Ephemeral Emergence  Arbutus trumpets    seduce bumblebees  three lobed trillium wings streak rose shining stars pearling forest floors wild oats bow bluebead swords  unfurl wild lily leaves clasp palms in prayer stained glass hemlock sky  filters light  fragrant needles fracture… Read More ›

The Gate by Sara Wright

Unaccustomed to joy his kindness barely torched  her cells still under fierce attack from too many anti –bodies. What registered was quick – silver shining a clasp so easily undone…   A golden sun illuminated two  leaf strewn paths  gilded in… Read More ›

Perilous Passages by Sara Wright

Old Woman cackled on the winga pterodactyl with clawscrimson black and whitea great windwas howlingand she was too.Passages she screeched.Her wrath undid me. The Way was Narrow.  Cushions of mosscalmed wet cavern walls,steep stones threatened uncertain footsteps,echoing my descent.At the bottomof… Read More ›