Heidi Hart




Happiness won: for you we walk . . .

 

 

the blade’s edge.  Broken

desert trail. For you, this

sandstone flare

and where sun doesn’t

fall, we do—cracked ice. 

 

Don’t touch what you

love the most.

The child’s balloon

blown free, forever lost . . .  

who is this you . . .


 

from 'Her Bone Throat: A Ghost Duet with Eugenio Montale's Ossi di seppia'




Heidi Hart received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College in 2000 and currently teaches creative writing at Westminster College in Salt Lake City.  Her published work includes the memoir Grace Notes: The Waking of a Woman’s Voice (University of Utah Press, 2004) and the four-poet collection Edge by Edge (Toadlily Press, 2007).  In the past three years she has received a Pushcart Prize for poetry, a Utah Arts Council Established Artist Grant, an Honorable Mention in the New Letters essay competition, and a Jentel Foundation Residency Award.  Her poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Harpur Palate, Folly, Lumina, Cimarron Review, Pleiades, Quarterly West, Monkscript, Pilgrimage, Western Humanities Review, BrokenPlate, Ellipsis, Dialogue, CityArt, Irreantum, The Cortland Review, Friends Journal, The Salt Flats Annual, Northern Lights, Isotope, qarrtsiluni, and Speak Peace: American Voices Respond to Vietnamese Children's Painting.










                                    

 

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