Under The Soil by Celia Turner

Quaz | December 7th, 2023 | poetry | No Comments

Poet Bio

quartered potato was buried
its blind eye activated.
White shoot emerges
threading through soil
seeking sun, kiss of air,
roots rampage,
nutting nodules,
replicating tubers
to swell, suck moisture,
fulminate flesh to harvest
cook, steam, tantalize,
be graced by rivulets
of butter, fueled from
greenest of grass
once more to earth.

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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