Fiction & Contemplation in Maine

Fiction & Contemplation in Maine

Category: Poetry

Most of the Time [poem]

Most of the Time [poem]

By Corissa Haury A short poem about writing indoors. Corissa HauryRidiculous, curious, most likely delirious. I love a great story, whether it comes in the form of words or visual stimuli. I believe everyone has a story to tell, and I love to share mine. Please […]

Two Perceptions [poem]

Two Perceptions [poem]

By Corissa Haury Two perceptions divulged in a wood: A train-track running in both directions,  A tunnel in darkness thick as smoke. Two perceptions divulged in a wood: A pill-drenched mind on introspections, A hollow echo when deep heart spoke. / Two perceptions divulged in a wood: A call to love what […]

Melancholy Casco Bay [poem]

Melancholy Casco Bay [poem]

Melancholy Casco Bay  by Corissa Haury melancholy casco bay in summer rainy in deep green summertime landscapes edged with lustrous leaves and rich, thick underbrush dripping, dancing with the soaking breezes, bright birds sing to each other, flit brush to branch the sea crashes on the […]

When the Sage Burns

When the Sage Burns

by Corissa Haury when the sage burns to ash and the rich embers that shone grey-green and red-hot turn white and black and soft— like the feather of a dove that you found upon the ground one day when you were young; and the world was soft […]

You

You

You by c. e. poley       I want              to rip                 the world                                 — […]

the cetacean

the cetacean

The Cetacean by C. E. Poley   the cetacean is mighty. he slumbers: in the deep. he rides: the crests of waves. he swallows: tiny creatures by the thousands. oceans are within his belly he reaches: the sky stretches. he pushes: the water shifts. his blood is […]

Strength

Strength

By Corissa E. Poley   It is strength to cry. It is strength to hold back tears.   It is strength to wonder why, And carry on for years.   It is strength to see your weaknesses, It is strength to see your heart;   […]