YarrowIn the cellarbeets turn the fingers pinkI fly past GodthabI was approaching it,and practically couldskim some cloud off the topA lake makes a soundwhen freezingThe road was not litI read terrible booksto calm myselfand drank strong teaI stayed up lateto hear about the curses,red poppiesIn a photo, Pierce Brosnanwearing a gray jacketAnd there I amkayaking with dolphins,A quilt in a Pandora’s Box patternwill cover us, protects usfrom the elements
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
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cover image and design by Ariel Cohen
Natalie Lyalin is the author of Blood Makes Me Faint, but I Go for It (Ugly Duckling Presse 2014), Pink & Hot Pink Habitat (Coconut Books 2009), and a chapbook, Try A Little Time Travel (Ugly Duckling Presse 2010). She lives in Philadelphia.
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