Emancipation by Cynthia Sharp

Poem title: Emancipation Poet name: Cynthia Sharp Poem: I run through redwood to rich black earth absorbing my ashes rainforest reaping sky body in sunlight starlight and trees growing out of me dawn and night eternity in forest cool air ferns cedar home. End of Poem. Credits: Copyright © Cynthia Sharp Previously appeared in Sharp’s Movement in Light column in the online magazine Cradle Our Spirit (April 2020). Cynthia Sharp is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets, as well as The Writers’ Union of Canada, and was the City of Richmond, British Columbia’s, 2019 Writer in Residence. Her work has been published and broadcast internationally in journals such as CV2, Friday’s Poems, Haiku Journal, Lantern Magazine and untethered and is used in classrooms in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. She is currently pursuing her MFA in creative writing on the beautiful west coast, inspired by renewal in nature.