Clouds and Coffee and Gabriel Fauré – Poetry by Laura Saint Martin

Richard Diebenkorn – Ocean from a Window

Voices hurl themselves at the updrafts of Heaven.
Clouds shelve their objections,
mustered and awaiting orders.
I hail, with paper chalice,
each Eucharistic chord,
the trajectory of latte over taste buds
my Laudate Dominum.

About the Poet

Laura Saint Martin is an emerging writer, working on a mystery series set in the foothills of Southern California, featuring horses and their eccentric but brave owners. She also writes poetry about life on the autism spectrum, mental health, blue collar struggles, and animals and nature.

For the first time in nearly five years, Vita Brevis is closed for submission. Read the full story here.

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