echolocation

red-lipped and urgent
i make a birdcall,
the sound is born
with fingers closed
around my mouth,
knowing fully well
that longing for flight
does not measure
against
geography’s silences-
it will not
bring you
just one step closer
to me

~ Tiffany Morris

Tiffany Morris was born in Nova Scotia and found herself living in the Rockies by way of southern California. Though having mostly published in the hometown ‘zine medium, she’s decided to try getting published in a way that doesn’t get her hands sticky with glue and ink.

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