Laurie Saurborn Young

After Odysseus Says She's Beautiful

Faceless clocks falling
down a well.

Or a handful of crickets
hoping to follow us home.

My sister keeps the chart of faulty

lockets while boats go
about their crossings.

Go about their returns.

Laurie Saurborn Young is a poet, writer and photographer. She is the author of Carnavoria, a book of poems, published by H_NGM_N BKS. She holds an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College and studied in the Program for Poets and Writers at UMASS-Amherst. She lives in Austin, Texas.