Bernadette Geyer is the author of the full-length poetry collection, The Scabbard of Her Throat, and editor of My Cruel Invention: A Contemporary Poetry Anthology. Click on a book cover below for more information about the book.

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32 PoemsThumbelina’s Mother Speaks: To the Toad’s Mother

American Journal of NursingLessons

Beltway Poetry Quarterly – White House Plumber 27 Years; Factory Milan; The Rose Forgets its Beauty; I Become Like Proust; The Foot Remembers its Favorite Shoe; Three Birds

Border CrossingWhatever Saves Us Is Sacred

Connotation Press: An Online Artifact – Corpse Pose; My Life’s Purpose

Heron TreeParable of the Great Outpouring

The Ilanot ReviewAcrostic: Dolores

The Paris-AmericanThanksgiving

Redux: A Literary Journal – Fire Ants Invade Hong Hock See Buddhist Temple; Remembering Is Short; Haunting

Verse DailyWithout Warning

VerseWrights – What Barbara Told Us; My Inheritance; Heat Lightning; Portrait of My Father Looking for Four-Leaf Clovers; Thumberlina’s Mother Speaks: To the Witch; Erasure