BLOOD AND FORGIVENESS
come in the morning
Smelling blood and forgiveness on the sheets.
have called me Angel,
listened to that echo
Waiting dissolved me
the bones pushed closer
call me Grace
forget all the strangers
tasted before you.
Beneath my skin
they flex their wings,
Corrine De Winter, nominated four times for the Pushcart Prize,
Corrine De Winter's poetry, fiction, essays and interviews have
appeared worldwide in publications such as The New York
Quarterly, Imago, Phoebe, Plainsongs, Yankee, Sacred Journey,
Interim, The Chrysalis Reader, The Lucid Stone, Fate ,Press,
Sulphur River Literary Review, Modern Poetry, The Lyric, Atom
Mind, The Writer, The Lyric and over 800 other publications. She
has been the recipient of awards from Triton College of Arts &
Sciences, Writer's Digest, The Esme Bradberry Award, The
Madeline Sadin Award, The Rhysling Award, and has been featured
in Poet's Market 1995-2006.