Verse & View

waiting for the deer inside me to leap out –
at the end, the wind will
burst out –
at the end, the stars will burst out –
everything inside me, leaping out –
the universe, expanding –
galaxies, constellations,

By Gary Lawless

Wordsmiths and photographers, send us your goods! MWM is now soliciting local poets and picture-takers for inclusion in Verse and View, our new reader-submitted, word-and-image series. Send your entries to

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