2 poems by Vivian Wagner


It was a time of creation:

cameras and cars,

zeppelins and wires,

everything mechanized, limitless.

Quietly, though, a pigeon 

named Martha powered 

down, sitting in her cage, 

sipping a last lilted breath, 

taking with her the wild, 

electric sound of wings.

poems by Vivian Wagner

About the contributor

Vivian Wagner lives in New Concord, Ohio, where she's an associate
 professor of English at Muskingum University.She's the author of a memoir,
Fiddle: One Woman, Four Strings, and 8,000 Miles of Music(Citadel-Kensington); a full-length poetry collection, Raising(Clare Songbirds Publishing House)and three poetry chapbooks: The Village (Aldrich Press-Kelsay Books),Making (Origami Poems Project), and Curiosities (Unsolicited Press).

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