White by Lisa Zaran
1:56 PM | Author: Glen Binger
White by Lisa Zaran

Come glad winter and the first stars will appear brighter than a mouth full of dentally whitened teeth.
Like yours, bone blind child, whenever you smile I go numb. All you ask for and all I pray is to see the snow, which little do you know is like blindness.

Lisa Zaran was born in 1969 in Los Angeles, California. She is an American poet, essayist and the author of six collections. Her poems have appeared in hundreds of literary journals, magazines, broadsides, anthologies and e-zines. Lisa is founder and editor of Contemporary American Voices, an online collection of poetry by American poets. She lives and writes in Arizona.
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