Thin Sheaf – Susan Tepper

Between us
a thin sheaf
or is it wheat
in strands
hanging across
our bodies
covered up
as in Adam & Eve
after the apple
the inevitable fall

Susan TepperSusan Tepper is the author of nine published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent release is a poetry chapbook Confess published by Cervena Barva Press. Tepper has received eighteen Pushcart Nominations, and a Pulitzer Prize Nomination for the novel What May Have Been which is currently being adapted for the stage.