Sara Wright

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.

Waxing Moon at Refuge by Sara Wright

Waxing moonpiercesfringed HemlocksStarburstsblink in and outOwls conversefrom Needled Crownsbathed inAir and Light.Refuge Treesoothed byFamiliar callssighs deeply,soakingIn the Night. Refuge incarnates as Aphrodite…  In the forest I slip into a lime green skin with the help of one hemlock, under whose… Read More ›

Fern Hollow by Sara Wright

I awaken to the common yellowthroat warbler’s song. A light breeze wafts through the open window intensifying the scent of wild honeysuckle. Phoebe chimes in followed by Ovenbird, another warbler. Mama phoebe takes flight from her nest as I open… Read More ›

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 ›

Starflower by Sara Wright

Snow tide recedes,  shrinking waves  expose papery oak leaves, thick tree roots, pine needles, fallen lichens, rich humus in the making… Mycelial networks   curl tips and tendrils embrace decay.