Susan Isla Tepper is a widely published writer in all genres, and the author of ten books and two plays. Her soon-to-be-released Novel titled ‘Office’ (Wilderness House Press) is a satirical take on office life during the pandemic. Later this year another Novel titled ‘Hair of a Fallen Angel’ will be published by Cervena Barva Press. Tepper is currently in the production phase of her play ‘The Crooked Heart’ based on artist Jackson Pollock in his later years.

Once From The Sea

In the dry lands
we languished
a long time—
contemplating skies
and giant rock formations
crevices sheltering
insects & larvae
animal bones once
from the sea.
I teased you to dip
your toe in
the movement
— fluid and steady.
Our eyes proved
an unreliable source.