My First Published Poem: Maybe the Fruit
Last month I learned that my poem Maybe the Fruit would be published by literary journal Lucky Jefferson. I’m honored to be included in their 365 Collection and I’m grateful to Editor-in-Chief NaBeela Washington for seeing potential in my work. Maybe the Fruit is based on a true story of buying a very old house…
Flashes of orange, of goldA dancing candle’s glowSliding arms through coatsGusts, encirclingWhen it did gray replace blue? Closing windows, opening cabinetsSo much candySo much candyEverything is layeredEverything inside, everything outside OctoberHow did that happenSo abruptWith such graceA fluttering finger, touching the wind (and still, so much candy) I’m relieved. I’m unsettled.