Jenny Ward Angyal

Jenny Ward Angyal lives on a small organic farm in North Carolina. Her tanka have appeared or are forthcoming in Atlas Poetica, GUSTS, Lynx, Moonbathing, Multiverses, red lights, Ribbons, and Tanka Splendor.

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locked
in the curio cabinet
of my heart . . .
a Dresden shepherdess
still spilling summer flowers


every summer
an orioles’ nest
suspended
at the tip of a branch
my dreams of flying


after speaking
of the diagnosis
he kneels
to take a photograph . . .
one white Atamasco lily