The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: Laurie Byro’s “Luna”

The Sundress Blog The Lighthouse Keeper The lighthouse keeper kills his mother. It’s the same old story. I walk the neighborhood, head bent low with frost. This could be a crate filled with sea glass. Two poems rubbing against one another on our porch. I’ve abandoned one or both, sharpened my longest nail, filed itContinue reading “The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: Laurie Byro’s “Luna””

Losing Paradise, poem by Elizabeth Alford (MY MANE MEMORIES Poetry and Prose Series)

Originally posted on Silver Birch Press:
Losing Paradise by Elizabeth Alford my hair was once long and too thick — like the swollen-bellied serpent who may not feast again for six months too easily whipped by the merciless wind like a slave who needs one moment just to breathe and seeking respite from split ends…

The Long and Short of It, poem by Robbi Nester (MY MANE MEMORIES Poetry and Prose Series)

Originally posted on Silver Birch Press:
The Long and Short of It by Robbi Nester Once, I dreaded nothing more than the two words “pixie cut.” Feathery and fey, just barely covering my ears. Wasn’t it bad enough to have the stature of an imp without the haircut too? Like others cursed or blessed with…