Wednesday, 16 September 2020

She Flies

                                                            by Margaret Marcum

as if her wings
had never been torn
She leads the wind and breathes
in the tide—still, mourning comes with every sigh
You let me down
only since you held me up
too high

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Margaret Marcum is currently a graduate student in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. She graduated with a B.A. (emphasis on poetry) from the University of Redlands, where she was a member of the Proudian Interdisciplinary Honors Program. Her literary interests include animal rights, healing the collective through personal narrative, vegan studies, and ecofeminism. Her poems previously appeared in Literary Veganism and Children, Churches, and Daddies. 

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