Gingerbread House Lit Mag

Wild Onions

I don’t mind –
you have the right look
of someone under a spell,

the mystique
of an imaginary captive
with no hope of being reunited

with wild cousins
and wishful thinking.
I find

you cannot
learn from the weeds
without returning.

Deborah Purdy

Deborah Purdy lives outside Philadelphia where she writes poetry and creates fiber art. Her poems have appeared in Gravel, Cleaver Magazine, The American Poetry Journal, and other publications.

Artwork: Natalia Drepina


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