Was I Born Hollow – Stephen Douglas Wright

Was I born hollow
My inner voice to echo
Against my ribs
Tingle through arms and legs

Born gutted
When the wind passes
Only for a moment
I divert its course

Stephen Douglas WrightStephen Douglas Wright is an author, poet, playwright. His poems have been published in Boundless: The Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival Anthology, Michigan’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology, Menteur Magazine, and Written Tales’ Renewal. His short stories are published by Harvard College Children’s Stories, Bengalaru Review, and Celestal Review. You can learn more about his work at stephendouglaswright.com