Let Me Be Able For This

Categories: National Poetry Month,Poetry

Olympic Mountains 2014-04

 

 

…Which is why I rise early
in the pre-dawn
before anyone, or anything
can tell me otherwise,
and I send this wish
out on quiet consonants,
over rooftops,
the mountains in the distance,
pink with hope and honor.
Let me be able for this…

– Excerpt from ‘Somehow’ from Somehow: New and Selected Poems, by Libby Wagner, Brassy Press © 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Libby Wagner
Author: Libby Wagner

Libby makes her home in a lovely West Seattle neighborhood in a house with turquoise walls and an amazing view of the Puget sound and Olympic mountains. A former Air Force “brat”, she continues to bounce from one corner of the world to the other, working with Fortune 500 clients, hopeful artists and authors, and aspiring entrepreneurs. She has a Master’s in Fine Arts and Poetry from Eastern Washington University where she also began working in the Writers in the Prison program.