Sara Moore Wagner

Sara Moore Wagner is the author of three full-length books of poetry, Lady Wing Shot, winner of the Blue Lynx Prize and forthcoming in 2024; Swan Wife, published by Cider Press Review in 2022; and Hillbilly Madonna, published by Driftwood Press in 2022. She is also the recipient of a 2022 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and a 2019 Sustainable Arts Foundation award.

Find her at www.saramoorewagner.com.

I Never Get What I Want

Warmer water, the sun to shut its eye / like a daisy, the clouds to fall / down, petals. A softer morning. / I never get that body-feel. . . .