Me by Celia Turner

Quaz | July 29th, 2023 | poetry | No Comments

Poet Bio

You can feel it,
The itch,
twitch,
burn of muscles,
tight against swole,
panic of constraint, skin-splitting,
ooze, serum smear into something new,
blaze into the blue, emerging askew
to stretch, straighten, claim
sky, try, this iteration,
I have longed
to be—
Me.

Poet Bio

Celia Turner is a Loveland published poet in Northern Colorado Writers annual anthology, Poetry Potion and winner of the 2020 Denver Women’s Press Club Unknown Writer’s Contest. She regularly studies poetry, takes workshops and classes. The Grind online practice of a daily poem submitted to a random participating group each month has been a boon. Poetry for her is an ongoing intimate conversation she continues to have with strangers.

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