Nails sinking into earth
Warm soil enveloping
Clasp the jewel, resurfacing
With heliotropic mirth
These stones, these words
Burrowed since before time
Stumbled upon, predestined rhyme
And me, only happening to have heard
Caroline Liberatore is a poet and library worker from Cleveland, Ohio. She has also been published in Ekstasis Magazine, Amethyst Review and Agape Review, among others. You can read more of her work at carolinelib.wordpress.com.
Caroline's other work on Foreshadow:
Library Liturgy (Poetry, February 2022)
Ecology (Psalm 84) (Poetry, August 2022)
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