An award-winning Washington-based author, and educator, Sterling Warner’s works have appeared literary magazines, journals, and anthologies including TROUVAILLE REVIEW, SHOT GLASS JOURNAL, SPARKS OF CALLIOPE, and FIB REVIEW. Warner’s collections of poetry include RAGS AND FEATHERS, WITHOUT WHEELS, SHADOWCAT, EDGES, MEMENTO MORI, SERPENT’S TOOTH, FLYTRAPS: POEMS, CRACKS OF LIGHT: PANDEMIC POETRY & FICTION, and HALCYON DAYS: COLLECTED FIBONACCI (Summer 2022)—as well as MASQUES: FLASH FICTION & SHORT STORIES. Currently, Warner writes, hosts/participates in live & virtual poetry readings, and enjoys retirement in Washington.
“Gothic Gloves,” “Pass on the Space Needle,” “Napping Bulldozers”
Romancing your looking glass reflection
northern lights pierce fractured windowpanes
frame my mirrors with supercharged
atoms displaying rhythmic finesse
each particle a proficient flamingo soloist
in step with a blinking star metronome Read more.