Poetry Pause: Martha Warren – Honeybees

Poem author: Martha Warren Poem title: Honeybees Poem: The swarm hangs three feet long And two feet wide From the light fixture Above the dinner table. They don’t sting, Until they do. Your words attack so quickly, So suddenly, I never saw them leave the nest. End of Poem. Copyright © Martha Warren Martha Warren is a writer and poet. Her subjects have ranged from fairy stories, to cooking, to aspects of law. She was shortlisted for the Federation of BC Writers Flash Prose Contest in 2018, and awarded Second Place Prize for Poetry by the North Shore Writers’ Association in 2018. A graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio, Martha was one of the featured poets in the recent photopoetry exhibition, Line & Lens. @m_warren_writer
Poem author: Martha Warren
Poem title: Honeybees
Poem: The swarm hangs three feet long
And two feet wide
From the light fixture
Above the dinner table.
They don’t sting,
Until they do.
Your words attack so quickly,
So suddenly,
I never saw them leave the nest.
End of Poem.
Copyright © Martha Warren
Martha Warren is a writer and poet. Her subjects have ranged from fairy stories, to cooking, to aspects of law. She was shortlisted for the Federation of BC Writers Flash Prose Contest in 2018, and awarded Second Place Prize for Poetry by the North Shore Writers’ Association in 2018. A graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio, Martha was one of the featured poets in the recent photopoetry exhibition, Line & Lens. @m_warren_writer