Shirley Anne Alexander

Shirley Anne Alexander

Somewhere under heaven, Georgia, USA
Shirley Anne Alexander
Somewhere under heaven, Georgia, USA
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Shirley Alexander lives in Crawford GA. Her poetry, short fiction, photography, and art have appeared in numerous local and regional publications.

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Something From The Woman I Left Behind
the seventh anniversary of our marriage
we spent the night in a van,
on top of Brasstown Bald mountain.
Tricking The Reaper
The land has many spirits.
They see us; they know us,
better than we know ourselves.
More Than She Knew
She sits by a bright, bare window
in a chair that has seen too much wet.
She is picking on days in her past,
fingers digging nervously into scalp.
Character Structure
In winter, bones of this land are laid bare,
exposed to drying wind and white blind of frost.
Cosmetic camouflage of kinder seasons are gone.
In winter, we see the strength of framework behind green.
Here In The Life Of An Unknown Poet
I am not the woman people envy
in her confident, got-it-all-together stride.
I am not that person who is called to offer prayer
in a gathering of Christians.


Thank you, Ina. I appreciate that you took time to read and comment.
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This is a lovely poem :)
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