|Marjory Heath Wentworth is the Poet Laureate of South Carolina.
Her poems have appeared in numerous books and magazines, and she has twice
been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the author of Nightjars
(Laurel Publishing,1995) and Noticing Eden (Hub City Press, 2003).
What the Water Gives Me (Booksurge, 2002), a book of poems and monotypes, is a collaboration with artist Mary Edna Fraser. Marjory Wentworth lives in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, with her husband Peter and their three sons.
A Normal Life
Don't think I haven't
in neat pairs and stacked
and matching plates
For years I have fed
who barks whenever
I filled the calendar
beside the house, arranged
sitting in the sunlight
*************** Copyright Marjory Heath Wentworth
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