Her heart seeks

after Emily Dickinson

Her heart seeks
Then—just scope to speak—
Her words an assay into
Sovereign space

Next—licence of agency—
Then—leeway from constraint—
And finally—the absence
Of erase

Michele Seminara


Michele Seminara is a poet and editor from Sydney. Her first poetry collection, Engraft, was published by Island Press (2016), and a collaborative chapbook, Scar to Scar, (written with Robbie Coburn) was published by PressPress (2016). Her latest publication is HUSH (Blank Rune Press 2017). Michele is the managing editor of online creative arts journal Verity La.

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