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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, August 29, 2013


over the sand, you are
the purveyor of brine
and leister of tender flesh
fictitious, torrential tides and 

rolling down, diving deep.

I watched you
over the galley
licking the floors, inside
a deafening pulse
the sky was lifting 
and crashing

I still see you there.

© 8.29.13 heather brager     

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