Carol Ciavonne

Darling, the marvels of Peru
drift on the water, none whole.
They bloom at dusk. Voices
carry across the lake.
Why not spirit?
Monarch visits daily.
Nearly fifty crows.
Nearly four o’clock.

Carol Ciavonne’s poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Boston Review, Colorado Review, New American Writing and How2, among other journals. Her essays and reviews have appeared in Poetry Flash, Xantippe, Pleiades, Colorado Review and Entropy. She is the author of Birdhouse Dialogues (LaFi) (with artist Susana Amundaraín) a collection of poetry, Azimuth (Jaded Ibis Press) and her work appears in the anthology Devouring the Green (Jaded Ibis Press).

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