Published Poetry

Two of my poems, Unsolicited Advice and Gwion finds gainful employment, have been published in Issue One of Three Drops from a Cauldron's web journal! Image:  Mushrooms by Amoret

Some Gifts

Some Gifts by Amoret BriarRose great Need brings a subtle gift to your table, wrapped in tenacity and bound to your backbone: the opportunity to transform luck into legacy. Image:  Wealth, Need, Legacy by Amoret

Vernal Oracle by Amoret BriarRose between Desire and Creation: a wealth of Need returning you to the World

This Is

This poem, my gods, this poem. This is one of the myriad of reasons that I am no longer a Catholic.   What the priest said To my mother After her eighth pregnancy Ended in a hard loss And the doctor’s admonition Another might end her— The priest said contraception Was a whore’s trick Forbidden... Continue Reading →

Limbs Like Veins Across the Sky

Winter Warmth bare black limbs vein the cotton clouded sky, kindling for the cold burn of moonlight © 2013 Amoret BriarRose. All rights reserved. Image: Between the Branches...Fog by glasseyes view - some rights reserved

Sovereignty

Sovereign By Amoret BriarRose I am the bow that unfurls the arrow's speed and the arrow, and the air it divides and the cool eye watching as I fly past my sight. © 2015 Amoret BriarRose. All rights reserved. Image: Female Archer by Sean Kirkpatrick - Some rights reserved

First Sonnet

I have never written a sonnet before - what a frustrating, yet ultimately fun task! Shoreline: The Mermaid’s Sonnet The waves grow rough and crash upon the rock Till sand remains as bone returns to soil And tide beats on the drum of shore, a clock No man can cheat, nor bribe with wit or... Continue Reading →

Supplement

Supplement by Amoret BriarRose You're busy informing me about the subtle differences between calcium phosphorus and calcium carbonate, how one will fill in spongy bones, making them brittle, canceling out the little spaces that give and bend. I watch your hands, how they flick over your coffee cup. Tomorrow, we will fight, and I will... Continue Reading →

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