Cedar Waxwing
by Carol Lischau

Your body compels my gazing— droplets on tail, wing, and crown are daffodil, redcurrant, moon-gray light. Museums of you descend and shadow the ground, picking out what’s left from the storm— leaf litter, shards of bedrock, melting hailstones. The thin reed voice cries to your mate from your thornapple perch, a cluster of delicate berries … Continue reading Cedar Waxwing
by Carol Lischau

Carol Lischau 

Carol Lischau received her Master of Arts degree from the University of North Texas Creative Writing program. She was a semifinalist in the 2016 Literary Awards for the Tucson Festival of Books, and her poems have appeared in magazines such as Notre Dame Review, Common Ground Review, and Pulse Magazine. Lischau currently resides in Denton, Texas.