Monday, July 23, 2018

Jane Lucas's "What Remains" after Ginger Owen-Murakami and Vicki Van Ameyden

Jane Lucas photographed at Caldwell Arts Council on June 9, 2018. Art of Poetry Catawba Valley toured the center in Lenoir, NC for their first event.  

by Jane Lucas
after Cairn by Ginger Owen-Murakami and Vicki Van Ameyden

Piled in with the faces,
a monogram on a screen door.
Not her grandmother’s,
but a sudden reminder . . .
One letter of cursive metal
evokes another
and the porch
where she finds herself again,
tracing the C in her mind
and waiting.

1 comment:

  1. Love this. When we emptied out my mother's house, the metal K fell off the door and I took it with me. This poem reminds me of many things.


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