Burrowes and Bartons
Isabelle, Susan, and Thomas McMann
Together we sit and
Enjoy the spring sun.
Dogwoods and tulips
Shed their white petals.
They fall and stick to
The granite headstones
And who’s to say whether I or they
Are enjoying the stillness more.
About the Poet
Cathryn Clinton is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning A Stone in My Hand, as well as The Calling, her first novel, which was named a “Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start.” She graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College and lives in southeastern Pennsylvania.
For the first time in nearly five years, Vita Brevis is closed for submission. Read the full story here.