Although Fairly Chatoyant by KJ Hannah Greenberg
No matter how many bricolages littered her collection,
Life’s events still got placed in tubes, jars, also boxes.
After all, some siblings remained unreliable around
Fragile matters, could not be trusted to carefully hold
Sea glass, pinecones, dried roses, concert ticket stubs.
Even when fairly chatoyant, glowing akin to frenzied
Lightning bug, little fingers were known to open, to
Separate away from cache-like structuring, to allow
Luminosity to slip, to drop invaluable mementoes on
Floors, break twigs on walls, elsewise fracture love.
©2020 KJ Hannah Greenberg
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KJ Hannah Greenberg delights in words. Sometime after the Mesozoic Era, she became a Rhetoric Professor. Two decades and four kids later, she relocated to “the other side of the world” and began to focus on creative writing. After getting cozy with her keyboard, she’s been fortunate to have more than thirty of her books published.
Hannah’s poetry collections are: Beast There—Don’t That (Fomite Press, 2019), The Wife/Mom (Seashell Books, 2019), Mothers Ought to Utter Only Niceties (Unbound CONTENT, 2017), A Grand Sociology Lesson (Lit Fest Press, 2016), Dancing with Hedgehogs (Fowlpox Press, 2014), The Little Temple of My Sleeping Bag (Dancing Girl Press, 2014), Citrus-Inspired Ceramics (Aldrich Press, 2013), Intelligence’s Vast Bonfires (Lazarus Media, 2012), Supernal Factors (The Camel Saloon Books on Blog, 2012), Fluid & Crystallized (Fowlpox Press, 2012), and A Bank Robber’s Bad Luck with His Ex-Girlfriend (Unbound CONTENT, 2011).