by Virginie Colline

Ravenous spring
the iron fence sinks its teeth
into a chunk of sky. 

Photo: “Uncaged and Soaring” by Catherine Buca, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Virginie Colline is a French translator living in Paris. Her poems have appeared in The Scrambler, The Electronic Monsoon Magazine, Notes from the Gean, Prune Juice, Frostwriting, Prick of the Spindle, The Orris, Mouse Tales Press, StepAway Magazine, BRICKrhetoric, Seltzer Overpass Books, Winamop and Yes, and Poetry, among others. Her poetry is featured  in the Silver Birch Press SUMMER ANTHOLOGY, a collection of poetry and prose by over 70 writers from around the world, available at