ANNEXATION = Ukraine by Stefanie Bennett

In my Mother’s House,
A deceptive land
… An impulse
Waxes lyric

While unencumbered
The axe-head
And wood-block lie
– Seen only from
The bi-fold window.

There – time steps through
The filament’s
Grasping squall… and
It’s found

How I am – now,
Twice as able
As once
Was Cain.

Stephanie Bennett

Stefanie Bennett has published several books of poetry, a novel & a libretto… tutored at The Institute of Modern Languages & worked with Arts Action for Peace. Of mixed ancestry [Irish/Italian/Paugussett-Shawnee] she was bourn in Queenslans, Australia. Her latest poetry title is “The Vanishing.”


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s