tectonic shifts by Marion Lougheed

poem title: tectonic shifts poet name: Marion Lougheed poem begins: bruises on wooden floors magma burbles into lava flowing hot beneath tectonic shifts  after hours the tourists stumble into bed and bars to celebrate their brush with flame  a planetary stomachache with ego for dessert End of poem.  Credits: Copyright © Marion Lougheed  Marion Lougheed grew up in four countries on three continents. Her poem “Pavane for a Dead Letter” was selected in 2021 for the League of Canadian Poets’ “Poem In Your Pocket Day” booklet and postcard series. Her words have been published by The Capra Review, Black Hare Press, Paragon Press and others.