Two Poems – Rumble Strip and The Patient Gardener
Published by Sarah M. Wells
Sarah M. Wells is the author of The Family Bible Devotional: Stories from the Gospels to Help Kids and Parents Love God and Love Others (2022), American Honey: A Field Guide to Resisting Temptation (2021), Between the Heron and the Moss (2020), The Family Bible Devotional: Stories from the Bible to Help Kids and Parents Engage and Love Scripture (2018), Pruning Burning Bushes (2012), and a chapbook of poems, Acquiesce, winner of the 2008 Starting Gate Award through Finishing Line Press (2009). Sarah's work has been honored with four Pushcart Prize nominations, and her essays have appeared in the notable essays list in the Best American Essays 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. Sarah is the recipient of a 2018 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. She resides in Ashland, Ohio with her husband and three children. View more posts
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I enjoyed both of these..
“A man with bushy eyebrows, nervous sway
wants to corner me in awkward conversation”
but I really liked how you pulled the past in with the future-
“is it more irrational to weep
in death than to assume rebirth?
I thought he had stolen my beloved”
I liked these lines here..
Hope you had a wonderful Easter-