A man is smoking a Parliament.
The Blue Bird bus
rolls to a stop
at the red. I have forgotten
nearly every type
of embrace. To stand near water. Wait
for celosia to bloom. Delphic lip
sundered from the ground.
I was never.

Photo by Oyindamola Adeniran on Unsplash.

Margaret Saigh

Margaret Saigh is a writer, dancer, and teacher. She is the author of the chapbook CROSSED IN THE DARKER LIGHT OF TERROR (dancing girl press 2022), a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Pittsburgh, and the creator of circlet, a virtual poetry workshop. Her poems have been featured in Annulet Poetics Journal and Figure 1, and are forthcoming in Pitymilk Press and Calyx Journal, among others. Find her on Instagram.