Shimmer Sharon Shimmer.
Such sunsmile on the water.
I, the shore,
I go to cup her in my hands
and Shimmer She,
she ripples away.
First published in Thistle and Brilliant, Finishing Line Press.
Califragile founding editor Wren Tuatha’s poetry has appeared in The Cafe Review, Canary, Peacock Journal, Coachella Review, Baltimore Review, Pirene’s Fountain, Loch Raven Review, Clover, Lavender Review and others. She’s pursuing her MFA at Goddard College. Her chapbooks, Thistle and Brilliant and the forthcoming Skeptical Goats, are from Finishing Line Press. Wren and her partner, author/activist C.T. Butler, herd rescue goats in the Camp Fire burn zone of California.
Original photograph by Nicolas M. Perrault.