published in Ottawa by above/ground press
Asleep in the HoneyTupelo, a fancy dress from Wewahitchkatrolls its feet in lazy swamplandworker bees drown, dancing in high water.Miel pura, a complex of divine sugarsfull of Dios, rolling in flowers, Oh the varietals!Avocado, Basswood, Sage, Sourwood.McCormick, Cockshutt, Silver King, Herculessince the first Klondikers sowed rows of canolaexhale summer heat, faithfully turning us under.Mules sensed an early wrong with sensitive nostrilsbut galloping spillways of pearls prepossessedcarnival grain slides in World’s Fair abundance.Miserere! Have mercy, as bees cannot find flowersthe brave ones lost in cattails and downed in siltlos vivos, hivebound without their vivid meals.
celebrating twenty-five years of above/ground press
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Lisa Rawn lives in the sage just west of Kamloops, British Columbia. Her 2015 chapbook Ahead of Winter was published by Alfred Gustav Press. Poems have been selected by various magazines, and she has been nominated for a Pushcart prize.
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