The one who walks a tightrope across canyons
invites the Specter in
His balancing pole,
in an improvised
performed joyfully on the crescendo of silent prayer
Emily-Sue Sloane lives in Huntington Station, NY, where beautiful vistas hide beyond crowded roadways. Writing poetry helps her to frame her personal observations within wider, more universal truths. Her work has appeared in Front Porch Review, The Bards Annual 2019 Poetry Anthology, Avocet, The Weekly Avocet, and other anthologies.