Lament One morning, after a quick thaw, the frozen creek begins to breach beneath blue ice a slow crack becomes an exuberance of water shifting its weight, bank to bank, until slabs of ice rise like monoliths in this wilderness, shimmering in its moment of being solid and striking, despite the flood’s ability to take everything with it One day . . . I imagine I will see it happening
M.J. Iuppa’s fifth full length poetry collection is The Weight of Air from Kelsay Books, May, 2022, and a chapbook of 24 100-word stories, Rock. Paper. Scissors. from Foothills Publishing in 2022. For the past 33 years, she has lived on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario. Check out her blog: mjiuppa.blogspot.com for her musings on writing, sustainability & life’s stew.