April 24, 2012

Two poems by Marie Olofsdotter


The full moon gives birth
to the brightest shadows.


The ocean carries
stories to the shore.
When she arrives,
the grains of sand
open their eyes
and sing.

Marie Olofsdotter is a poet and painter. Her awards include a Minnesota Book Award, and grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Jerome Foundation. She was a Loft Mentor Series Winner in Poetry, 2007. A native of Sweden, Marie now lives in Minneapolis.

1 comment:

  1. Your poetry reminded me of the poems written by Rabindranath Tagore. Keep on writing.

    Regards -
    Mustang, Dweep.
    - Author, Writer, poet, an avid reader and a human being.