Poetry Spotlight #33: Sarah A. O’BrienOctober 20, 2018
She is a student in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
She can be reached here for book editing inquiries and such.
I think it’s funny.
It has a neck brace made of tissues.
A poet proclaims no love poem
can ever top “I love you” and yet
The kids are gurgling water
and mimicking sounds of dolphins.
There’s a parade of pain pending
for an innocent stuffed dragon
Like dragons, you’ve become scarce.
Light-years from here,
when earth’s topmost layer
has all but disintegrated,
she’ll no longer feel
she must apologize
for spark and splendor.
Poetry Spotlight is a column dedicated to highlighting the work of Women, POC, LGBTQ and Neurodivergent writers.
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