“In the Forest” by Marcia Arrieta

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In the Forest


birds fly into one another

I balance myself on a windmill

live outside the margins

I buy a pair of red shoes

avoid the quicksand


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Marcia Arrieta

Marcia Arrieta is a poet, artist, and teacher. Her work appears in Empty Mirror, Marsh Hawk, Local Nomad, DASH, Barrow Street, Fourteen Hills, Eratio, Word For/Word, and Icarus Anthology. She has two books of poetry —archipelago counterpoint (BlazeVOX) and triskelion, tiger moth, tangram, thyme (Otoliths). Her chapbook thimbles, threads was recently published by Dancing Girl Press. She edits and publishes Indefinite Space — a poetry / art journal: www.indefinitespace.net .

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