Debra Allbery at Poetry Daily

MFA Program Director and faculty member Debra Allbery’s poem “Ballad of the Walking Woman” is today’s featured poem at Poetry Daily.


Roving warp of remember,
raveled weft of forget,
this burden I’ve carried, the burden
I set at the roadside each nightfall

that’s left to me. Cleft from me.
Waking, I’ll sing it behind me,
what’s left of me.  Walking, I’ll sing it
away into nothing.  Into nothing …[Keep Reading]…

Debra Allbery is the author of the poetry collection Fimbul-Winter (2010, Four Way Books).


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