Launch of The Lighkeeper's Daughters

Launch of The Lighkeeper's Daughters
by Jean Pendziwol

Elvis the Mountie Dog Steals the Show at the Book Signing

Elvis the Mountie Dog Steals the Show at the Book Signing
Elvis, Joan M. Baril, customer poet Rob Lem

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Burnt by Rona Shaffran

Their kisses
taut
and parched
for so long now.

She chanced it, full
on the mouth.

He turned
back to his book,
the muscles in his neck bound
and gathered.

Turned the page.

She withered, crumpled
into herself.

She remembered
three black burnt trees
standing like spears
in lush green fields.

© Rona Shaffran, 2010

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