Barbara A. Taylor


next to mine
her pungent scents
on a pillow . . .
when she left she stole
my every desire

Barbara A. Taylor's poems appear in literary journals and anthologies, including The Salt River Review, Tattoo Highway, Modern English Tanka, qaartsiluni, Umbrella, Poemeleon, The Blue Fifth Review, New Verse News, Poetic Diversity, and elsewhere. Batsword
("tanka" was first published, Atlas Poetica #5, 2010)