publishing poetry only

Monday's Poem

© 2011 Erin Suurkoivu

Erin Suurkoivu was raised in Northern Ontario, and has lived in Ottawa and Vancouver. She has been writing since a young age. Her first collection of poetry, The Honey in the Lion & Other Poems, is forthcoming (Lulu, 2012). She currently lives on Vancouver Island.


Unhinged, you swing at arcs
that bear up under purple weight
and float away, barely aloft.
Softer still is your whisper,
such appropriate shivers
unfurling tentatively
while beneath the stars
adjacent dreams brim.