Gabrielle Lawrence

Odonata

Illusions come rolling
like dragon’s breath,
flying in
all six directions
with intricate stripes named
only
for what they once were.
What scaly thing
is bold as fire
and soft as embers?
At its simplest—
a myth
of ancestry.


Gabrielle Lawrence is a writer and editor.  Even when she isn’t doing the most, she is still in the spirit of much. She is an MFA candidate at the University of Central Arkansas. Her writing can be found in Gravel Magazine, A Gathering Together Journal, Words Apart Magazine, and others. Follow her @gabrielle__l on Twitter or Instagram.

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