Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Sunday Poet: Susan Tepper

Poet Susan Tepper

Susan Tepper has been a writer for twenty years. Her stories, poems, interviews and essays have been published extensively worldwide. An award-winning author, Tepper has been nominated multiple times for the Pushcart Prize and once for a Pulitzer Prize for the novel. 'Let's Talk' her column at Black Heart Magazine runs monthly. FIZZ her reading series at KGB Bar, NYC, has been ongoing for eight years. Before settling down to study writing, Tepper worked as an actor, singer, flight attendant, marketing manager, tour guide, television producer, interior decorator, rescue worker and more.


In sand you trace a star

before the sea covers its light
that last time – from memory
sketching a cloud in flour

the table to winter

frosted walls, icicles
hung from chairs – you kept
blowing on your hands

insisting that was the last

No comments:

Post a Comment