Poetry by Sara Lupita Olivares

 

OPENINGS

a small animal
in your hands

gives one expression
the way trauma

deepens in its
ephemera

a type of awe
you can sometimes

peel back
to see yourself

renegotiated
& watching again 

 

 

 

Oliva photo

Sara Lupita Olivares is the author of the chapbook Field Things (dancing girl press). Her poems have appeared in Fourteen Hills, Horse Less Review, Columbia Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She currently teaches in Harlem and lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family.

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