Northern Moon

By Molly Jane Burns

Having dreamt
of turning
into rain

and surrounding
myself with
my potent body

I began sipping
the world
from my own
two hands.

Molly Jane Burns has been writing poetry since early childhood. She received her B.A. in English with an Emphasis in Creating Writing from San Diego State University where her professors included Carolyn Forché and Glover Davis. A native Californian, her work has appeared in various local publications. Also by this poet: "Morning Moon" and "Moon Set"