2 Poems – Megan E. Freeman

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Despair

the detritus of which is hope
like tea leaves in an empty cup

telling fortunes and promising tomorrow

 

Euphoria

laughter like pop rocks explodes on her tongue
and the bottoms of her feet tap a time step
on the oxygen above our heads

an open envelope in her hand

Megan E. Freeman’s debut poetry collection, Lessons on Sleeping Alone, was published in 2015 by Liquid Light Press. She has been published in literary anthologies and educational journals, and her poetry has been selected as texts for compositions commissioned by the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Ars Nova Singers. www.meganefreeman.com

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