Irene – Poetry by Katy Santiff

Luc Tuymans – Suspended

Knowing you is this:
I feel a tugging at my soul,
like some child of love

is pulling at my sleeve,
asking for attention.
When I finally look,

it smiles—since all
it wants from me
is acknowledgement.

About the Poet

Katy Santiff has written poetry in various forms all her life. A fan of meter and rhyme, she loves lines that hypnotize the reader with their sound. She believes in densely packed poems, preferring them to be mouthful when read aloud. A lifelong Marylander, she loves waterside living. She currently resides in Edgewater, Maryland. Her works have been published in Vita Brevis, Spillwords Press, and Uppagus Magazine.

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