Ann E. Michael

Ann E. Michael

Ann E. Michael lives in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, slightly west of where the Lehigh River meets the Delaware. She currently directs the writing center at DeSales University. Her most recent collection of poems is Barefoot Girls; her next book, The Red Queen Hypothesis, will be published sometime in 2021 (Salmon Poetry). More info at www.annemichael.wordpress.com

Topophilia | Thicket

Poem

Move, and the thicket
impedes you, catches
your sleeve,
plucks you awake.