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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. 

Thursday, July 18, 2013


you were so tender
and beautiful
when we met

empty and waiting

in the middle of the room
the dusty light bulb
and a moth

now we are
broken metaphors
still waiting for you

© 7.18.13 heather brager


  1. “We should meet in another life. We should meet in air, me and you.”
    ― Sylvia Plath

  2. “Is there no way out of the mind?”
    ― Sylvia Plath

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