Meg Smith

Meg Smith is a poet, journalist, dancer and events producer living in Lowell, Mass., U.S.A. Her poetry has appeared or has been accepted to The Cafe Review, Pudding, The Offering, Astropoetica, Star*Line, Illumen, and more. She is a former board member of Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! and produces the Edgar Allan Poe Show, dedicated to Poe's presence in Lowell. She has recently published a second poetry book, Dear Deepest Ghost, available through Amazon.

The First Ocean

The First Ocean the ugly writers
I go every day to the ocean now, sword in hand, or a finely-cut branch. I can stand in its midst, utter a war cry to the bleak rush.