I curl around the baby until the last black dagger
scratches my forehead and
we wait for the thaw.
Carrie Greenlaw is a poet and artist residing on the North Side of Pittsburgh. Her work has been featured in Masque & Spectacle, River & South Review, Inscape, and other publications, and she is a Best of the Net nominee. Her debut chapbook, Dark Garnet, was published by L&S Press in 2019. She believes in living low and living slow.
... A visual memory of Cairo consumes me. In this distant recollection, I find myself outside of the Temple of Edfu with my mother and a few other classmates while a musician channels the deity of Horus ...