boiling out of a blue sky; no clouds survived
the open field, so isolated –
a beautiful view, not that we saw it –
a few trees as witness –
endless grass –
and the mountains, crisp and clear, for backdrop –
a handful of flesh on the grass –
Peggy Carter came late in her life to poetry. She started writing in her early 60's and has been consumed with it ever since. Peggy has taken one college class in poetry. She's been taught by Brendan Constantine and Tresha Faye Haefner. Tobi Cogswell has also been influential. Peggy's had the good fortune to have been published in the Bellowing Ark, Decanto, The Stray Branch and Red Fez. She published a chapbook, Reach, in 2013.