Student Poetry Submission

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Student Poetry Submission

By Erin West

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Christine Kannapel: “Christine’s creative work has been previously seen in The Canticle, Rubor, Peculiar, and most recently, in Weber State’s: Metaphor. She is a senior in English and French, graduating this Spring. Not only does she love to write, but she is an aspiring yogi and travel enthusiast.”

“Camel Pose”

Bleating

afraid

of the sternum

breaking.

On knees

neck bent

kneeling to no one

eyes

hold the ceiling:

god fearing

a backwards fall

and blindness.

She

that cold vessel

does not beat aloud

she

is tucked

too far within

the ribcage

in the maroon dark.

Camel Pose: A pose in Bikram yoga during Vinyasa to renew your energy, to show your inner light:

“it reveals the heart, lets its beating be heard,”- the substitute yoga instructor at CorePower Yoga.