Can we imagine the feel of the ground pounding beneath broken hooves? And what of our mother’s hair and the sound of her voice, as she balanced us on her hip?
Our Young Voices explore these questions and more, in prose and poetry.
You’ll find within the poetry of Remi Seamon. Her lyrical lines have a weight that falls into you, leaving you breathless and aching. In “Carmen,” she remembers her mother’s hair, while “god’s country” brings us to Seattle and falling, cast-off, broken beauty in the rain.
Rhiannon Curley brings us straight to the starting gate, and we take off, bridle and steel biting deep. In Rhiannon’s story, we find the beauty in one long moment—a race around the track that drives us on, pulling us to the ending we cannot accept, but must believe; she’s told it true.
Rhiannon and Remi, these powerful Young Voices, will pull you in and wring you out. Their voices are strong, their words are true, and their stories are light.
Read them—listen—and hear their truth.
Young Voices Editor