Lauds – a poem by Nancy K. Jentsch

(Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse, Nerinx, Kentucky, May 23, 2021) 
sky’s red foil coin 
bedded in taffeta- 
ridged satin pink 
bestows day’s value 
trades hem of chill 
mist for mantle’s 
blue lumens, buttons 
morning’s deal with disk 
of buttercup chintz 

Nancy K. Jentsch’s poetry has appeared recently in The Pine Cone ReviewScissortail Quarterly, and Verse-Virtual. Her chapbook, Authorized Visitors, was published in 2017 (Cherry Grove Collections) and Between the Rows, her first poetry collection, con be purchased from Shanti Arts. More information is available on her website: 

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