03/08/2014

Clouds misremember
sky sometimes. Ice
preserves what it can of ocean.

AUTHOR'S NOTE:

This poem came out of glimpses of clouds through clouds, of the ways in which moving water and ice wrest control from each other, and the way my recollections ebb and flow, let loose, and freeze solid.

BIO:

Marilyn McCabe’s first book of poetry, Perpetual Motion, was published by The Word Works as winner of the Hilary Tham Capitol Collection contest. Her poem “On Hearing the Call to Prayer Over the Marcellus Shale on Easter Morning” won A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize, Fall 2012.
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