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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. 

Monday, August 6, 2012

sample.


I try to comprehend
the goddamn patterns
shifting
slanting
twisting

if you bend something
enough times
it will snap in two

we’re all broken.

and the numbers repeat
dates
times
change
 
you always run out
when you
least expect it

then everything
shows up again


© 8.6.12 heather brager

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