The Marrow

safe in a moat of bone until
the invasion

saws - or not -
cleft                             in two to
save another

but not

- Sarah Bigham

Sarah Bigham teaches, writes, and paints in Maryland where she lives with her kind chemist wife, their three independent cats, an unwieldy herb garden, several chronic pain conditions, and near-constant outrage at the general state of the world tempered with love for those doing their best to make a difference. A Pushcart nominee, her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in BacopadescantindiciaThe QuotableRabbitServing House JournalTouch, and other great places for readers and writers. Find her at