The Tilt That Stumbles Me
by Susan Laughter Meyers

In Memoriam I’m driving down the road, by my side a sack of camellia blossoms and a bee. The blossoms, their petals silky coins of pink and red, are stacked and staggered, some fluted at the edges, some specked with gold. Beauty heaped in disarray, though the wrinkled sack lacks all signs of it. I’m … Continue reading The Tilt That Stumbles Me
by Susan Laughter Meyers

Dear Morning after the Moon Kept Me Awake,
by Susan Laughter Meyers

Last night’s monocle split to pieces by the loblolly limbs, wind at the window secretive as an owl at woods edge, an ear tuned to the groundlings on guard in the switchgrass. Your promise, sweet daydream: drowsy inexactitude a few degrees up from chill, a rapt vigil, sleep no longer fretworthy, a shadow half shadow … Continue reading Dear Morning after the Moon Kept Me Awake,
by Susan Laughter Meyers

Susan Laughter Meyers

Susan Laughter Meyers is the 2012 winner of the Cider Press Review Editor’s Prize for her book My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass (2013). She is the author of Keep and Give Away (University of South Carolina Press, 2006), selected by Terrance Hayes for the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize, sponsored by the SC Poetry Initiative. … Continue reading Susan Laughter Meyers