CONTENTS

BLOOD ORANGES

ORCHIDS

WE DRINK GINGER TEA

STRAWBERRIES AND FIGS

SNOW WRITING

WHITE ON WHITE

NEW YEAR'S EVE

I AM YOUR BLOOD ORANGE

MOON ICE

POMEGRANATE

BURMA

HUNTING FOR TRILLIUMS

EXCAVATION

ECLIPSE

EGYPT

ORCHIDS ON THE WALL

HUMMINGBIRDS

ONCE I WAS A TWELVE YEAR OLD GIRL

A POEM FOR MARGARET

BIG RED APPLES

VIEW FROM THE FRUIT BOWL

WINTER PRINT

CATCHING SNOWFLAKES

HUMMINGBIRD

Acknowledgements

Friday Circle Home

Blood Orange

Poems by Amanda Charlotte Earl

HUMMINGBIRDS

HUMMINGBIRD

direct
your feathers
to the sun

shine
your iridescent
blue
over mottled
rocks

hover
there's no point
in landing

raise
your ruby throat
above the noise
of bombs

the last survivor
will hear the singing
 

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