“Ecliptic” and other poems by Karen O’Connor

“Ecliptic” and other poems by Karen O’Connor

Red He said my chi was unbalanced Suggested I wear a red linen shawl Around my waist – to keep my liver warm Yoda of the herb world Laughed at my expression Admitted it sounded odd But red always means heat, he explained So I wore it, next to my kidneys Like the scarlet woman [...]