A Woman in the Doorway

A woman in the doorway (wraithlike shadow or thunder filling the horizon)
No longer fainting silk sashaying to the floor but
embroidery over lead,
dense and feminine, challenging
Move me.

Sarah Summerson is a poet hailing from small-town central Pennsylvania. Her word disregards form and logic in order to reach a deeper sense of the often strange reality of experience. Through her poems, she attempts to capture the essence of a moment through the suggestions and nuances of language.