What Breath and Hair and Skin Remember
What breath and hair and skin remember hard and soft places that stay hidden in safety veils of words, covered gestures And so, I too park the car shake the car keys straighten my blouse but my breath and hair and skin remember
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Susan Colton a California native, has made the Pacific Northwest her home for twenty years. Her poetry springs from the desire to recognize the light and shadow of the ordinary as sacred. Her writing has been influenced by Pablo Neruda, Denise Levertov, Adrienne Rich, Theodore Roethke, Lao Tzu and Dorothy Parker. Susan's other life passions include: preservation of the Earth, singing and watercolor painting.