Single Pansy among Stones

Yellowest ear. Stepped on rather than around, and no sisters. Holy granite. Saladable? Perish that fancy.


Trying so hard to be the sun it hurts.

Published online September 01 2012.

Shelley A. Leedahl’s latest titles are Wretched Beast (BuschekBooks, 2011) and Listen, Honey (DC Books, 2012). Her ten books include The House of the Easily Amused, Orchestra of the Lost Steps, and the multi-award-winning children’s book The Bone Talker (illus. Bill Slavin). She writes radio advertising copy for two Edmonton stations and divides her time between the three western provinces.

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This piece was published in ‘The Open Issue,’ the Fall 2012 issue of CV2.

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