Garden Work by Laurie Koensgen

Poem title: Garden Work Poet name: Laurie Koensgen Poem: Cicadas are blaring like tripped alarms redacting even the cardinals’ song. Industry somewhere pummels on, unseen. I will get under this day, be a shovel with teeth or an auger making ribbons of the earth. End of poem. Credits and bio: Copyright © Laurie Koensgen Laurie Koensgen lives and writes in Ottawa, Canada. Her work appears in journals, anthologies and online magazines across North America and in the UK. She’s a founding member of the Ruby Tuesday Writing Group. Laurie’s latest chapbook, Blue Moon / Orange Begonias, is with Rose Garden Press.