M. J. Iuppa, “One Breath—”

M. J. Iuppa’s fourth poetry collection is This Thirst (Kelsay Books, 2017). For the past twenty-nine years, she has lived on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. Check out her blog: mjiuppa.blogspot.com for her musings on writing, sustainability & life’s stew.

orange line

One Breath—

cold morning, colder
than the first days
of winter

soft world of white
caught in wind’s
quick spin—

whispers of snow
slipping off high banks
like specters rising—

disappearing in-
to the space of
their birth





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