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April 2021
 
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A Comet in Spring

by Meg Smith


When frost recedes,
I cling to the light.
Ice is melting on rooftops.
A heart is open, and hollow.
Dust is amassing in its trek,
and carrying a truth
in its gleaming arc.


2021 Meg Smith

Meg Smith is a poet, writer, journalist, dancer and events producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poems have appeared in The Cafe Review, Pudding, Poetry Bay,The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Raven Cage, The Blue Hour Anthology, and many more.

Her most recent poetry books, Pretty Green Thorns, Night's Island, This Scarlet Dancing and Dear Deepest Ghost, are available on Amazon. She welcomes visits to megsmithwriter.com.

Find more by Meg Smith in the Author Index.

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