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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, October 14, 2013

you are a contradiction.





you are not my spirit
faltering behind
and within my body

your steps are a hesitant swallow
on a bare branch
on the bare ground
you are no longer the tide

you are inside my skull 
a translucent paper cube
you are compression
you are flight

© 10.14.13 heather brager  

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