Cassiopeia's Crime

by Ann K. Schwader


toppled
proud mother queen
turned polar penitent
zigzags W for Wounded
Woman
slapped down by soggy goddesses
disgruntled that she too
though mortal bore
beauty


Copyright © 2003, Ann K. Schwader
Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia
by Ignace-Gaston Pardies


Ann K. Schwader's chapbook of horror and dark SF verse, Architectures of Night, appeared this spring from Dark Regions Press. She was a finalist for the 2002 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. An active member of both SFWA and HWA, she lives and writes in Westminster, CO.

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