An excerpt from the poem “The Sand Dollar Inn” by Beverly Bie Brahic (poetry, ’06), from her new book, The Hotel Eden, as well as published in the current issue of Poetry Ireland, and available at Poetry Daily:
“The Sand Dollar Inn”
Here, engraved in someone else’s
name, is a bench where we can sit
and watch the waves go in and out.
Lean back, sop up the horizontal sun
trawling west across Georgia Strait.
Why don’t I leave you here?[…continue reading here]