Our Lady of Betwixt
by Catherine Abbey Hodges

She’s the windowpane
greasy bloom of dust on the glass
stunned bird in the dirt

splayed in the space

between this world (clocks
and creeks, nests of muddy lace)
and the next.

 

Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 17, Issue 2.

Catherine Abbey HodgesCatherine Abbey Hodges is the author of the chapbook All the While from Finishing Line Press. Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in print and online venues including The Southern Review, Tar River Poetry, and Connotation Press and has been selected for Verse Daily. She teaches English at Porterville College in California’s San Joaquin Valley.

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