Young Blues

You share your life

on wings of scent,

unadulterated tree breathing in the

night, allow me a bed close by in

grass.

 

Bless your branches,

let them

untangle my dreams, your cool

essence connecting me with

song.

 

– Mary McGinnis

 

Mary McGinnis, blind since birth, has been writing and living in New Mexico since 1972. Published in over 70 magazines and anthologies, she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and has published three full-length collections: Listening for Cactus, October Again, See with Your Whole Body, and Breath of Willow.

 

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