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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. 

Friday, September 7, 2012


his expression is a parallel
looking far and away
wishing to see what he cannot
wishing he could not see

today the air is unsoiled
autumn approaching
washing away the ash
like you, he looks to the sky
he will feel the disturbance
tectonic plates will shift
beneath the earth

he watches all of them
standing in corners
watching him see
what he should not
(for e.s.)
© 9.7.12 heather brager

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