Sandra Marchetti

by Sandra Marchetti

Light in the wings,
down to the vein,

the honeybee’s
plum and gold.

Near a windowsill,
the black bands dip

like rags slipped
in the fan’s wheel.

Little wings spin,
sharp and bright,

points glinting in the sun
show smooth as blades at night.


Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 16, Issue 3.

Sandra MarchettiSandra Marchetti’s debut full-length collection of poems, Confluence, will be published in Gold Wake Press’ 2014 Print Series.  She is the author of two chapbooks, A Detail in the Landscape, forthcoming from Eating Dog Press, and The Canopy (MWC Press).

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