Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Early Spring, Without You by Martha Christina

The pair of cardinals
you photographed
last fall returns
to the feeder.

Under the budding lilac:
a single mourning dove.

Martha Christina is a frequent contributor to Brevities. Longer work appears in Innisfree Poetry Journal, Naugatuck River Review, earlier postings of Red Eft Review, and most recently in the anthology Ice Cream Poems from World Enough Writers. She has published two collections: Staying Found (Fleur-de-lis Press) and Against Detachment (Pecan Grove Press).

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