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"Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard." Anne Sexton 

Heather Brager is a critically acclaimed juggler of calamity, an accomplished procrastinator, and shuffler of idioms. Her poetry and drawings can be found in various digital and print journals around the globe, and on the web.  She currently resides in New England and prefers the precipice of where the Atlantic meets the sand to the official looking office where she spends most of her time. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

going back.




we’re only oceanside
for a few moments

then locked in the
land stretched below

these are the trees
beside stacked rocks

the continental divide
and you drive too fast

cornering, my language
of upland truckers

we’re always heading west,
east and back again


© july 2011 heather brager

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