I have two poems published in The Galway Review! Many thanks to the editors.
Heather Minette is the author of Rooftops and Other Poems (Blue Hour Press, 2013). She earned her M.A. in Literature from the University of Houston—Clear Lake and is currently studying for a Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies at Rice University. Her work has been featured on Freshly Pressed, nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and was recently included in Texas’s Best Emerging Poets by Z Publishing House. More of her work is available to view at https://heatherminette.com.
Autumn arrived early.
“Carryin’ On” plays on loop.
You are painting a canvas a shade of yellow
that fills me with an unfamiliar feeling—
a feeling that I will later remember as momentary hope.
I open our living room windows to the world outside.
I want September to know that we are carryin’ on, too.
“A southern fall must be like a northern spring,”
I say, welcoming our season,
“You know, that…
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