Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 36 | December 2018 | Poetry- Carla Scarano D’Antonio

Poetry- Carla Scarano D’Antonio

Sailing North

We left with cherry trees blossoming,
people arranging polished horns
in a window.
Opposite to south
Vegetation grew rusty,
gold, scarlet red
silver grey, brown.
Inhaling thro,
branches torn bare
frozen. North:
thorn, torn, horn
ton, not.

What the world throws at me

she loses the world in her belly
her thighs are fractions of petals
her face is a riot
rain and smoke smile in a window
wood and sea water listen to the civil war
her hair is a rope out of a refugee camp
old and new ...


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