Paula Weld Cary
Paula Weld-Cary is an American poet. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in many journals in the United States and abroad. She lives and writes in Rochester, New York. more »
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Paula Weld Cary Poems
Bay Of Fundy
We were on Campobello Island—where winds rattle windows and slam doors shut, where beaches are filled with stones—millions of years in the making, folded, squeezed,
A Country Without Passenger Pigeons
Audubon, this moment is to remember the passenger pigeon whose tremendous flocks took hours to pass through your autumn skies, and though you did not think it possible to diminish
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Bay Of Fundy
We were on Campobello Island—where
winds rattle windows and slam doors shut,
where beaches are filled with stones—millions
of years in the making, folded, squeezed,
transformed by time.
I am looking for a black and white stone
to use as a doorstop, I told my son who was at my side,
a stone to keep doors open, my voice rose like a song
above the churning Campobello waves.
We came upon a plover wading on stilt legs,
miles to go, fishing her August way south,
and when we veered away, so she could eat,
I spied the gem I had been searching for: ...