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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. 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

tidal.


she opened
her eyes as
the shoreline gasped
outward beneath
her naked feet

frigid pools
swallowed hard as
she stood alone
hunting past
the sight line

a lone gull wailed 
and wind stung
as she stood 
down an airless 
insignificance


© 4.18.2017 heather brager

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