Looking like some prehistoric trilobite viewed from stratosphere, Batagaika crater expanding 10 meters a year, permafrost melting gateway to underground.
Chorus of carbon adds to haze in our gaze,
heat on street, death to meat,
no entreat Our Father now.
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.