- Halfway Between NYC and Miami
Now that summer days enlargeunder the green screen doors,what if to-morrowborrows a month, a year?A longer breath off the bluff.I would sit that morrowon seven lines of poetry:
I was not born or raised herestill, I know—wind and soft rainbegin the same, its bustlesent silently in heaves outamong the trees—and the pangfor either blows in fromthat same barren place. [End Page 134]
Catherine Moore is the author of Story, 921b Elysian Fields Avenue-Return to Sender, and Wetlands. Her poetry appears in Southampton Review, Cider Press Review, Wicked Alice, Blue Fifth Review, Caesura, Still: the Journal and in various anthologies. A Walker Percy fellow, she won the 2014 Gearhart Poetry Prize. Moore earned a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Tampa, and she teaches at a community college. She's tweetable @CatPoetic.