MARRIAGE: AN ACT OF MERCY
Carly T. Flynn
Love, keep me awake at night.
My mind is reaching a place it can grow
My head is heavy on the pillow. Carry me
where we first used the "do not disturb"
In my dreams, we eat the fruit from our wedding
We dress in the costume of nuptials,
the other. With this vow came a crack in my
has wrapped around my bones and circled
Carly T. Flynn is a Pacific University MFA grad living just outside of New Orleans with her family. Since graduating, she's been published in Ponder Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Cagibi Journal, Down to the Dark River: Anthology of Poems About the Mississippi River, Ever Eden, and more. She's also presented her work national conferences. She works as a teacher, content writer, and youth minister.