Oblong in air
ready to wash the blood from your journey.
sniffing me furry without hair
My voice no longer an echo.
L. B. Williams is the author of the memoir, Letters to Virginia Woolf, (Hamilton Books, 2005) www.letterstovirginiawoolf.com. Her work has appeared in such publications as Washington Square, The Mom Egg, The Image of Women, Mamas and Papas, The Tusculum Review, and For She is the Tree of Life: Grandmothers Through the Eyes of Women Writers. She teaches writing and literature at Ramapo College of New Jersey.