Girl from the Moon
I am a winter feather
Gentle are my thoughts
To quiet one another
Under the moon of a thousand years
A bell sounds over a dark lake
I will swing my feet from the dock
Throwing fists of rice.
Gwendolyn White-Kater is a poet and pianist. Her poems, “Awaken” and “The Fifth House of Winter” are upcoming in Issue 8 of Barking Sycamores. Her poem, “Spoon Thief,” was 12th in the top 100 of the 80th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition, in the category of non-rhyming poetry. As a pianist, Gwendolyn creates and improvises work for meditation and inner journeying, and she played most recently at the Unity Church in Boulder, Colorado. She currently lives with her daughter on Big Walnut Creek, in Bainbridge, Indiana.
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