"Inheritance" by Jennifer Lothrigel

Salty midnight

ocean genes,

hidden human origins

buoyant in my womb,

this curve from rib to thigh,

crescent moon likeness.

the sunken skin between carpal bones -

all evidence of richness.

Jennifer Lothrigel is a poet, artist and intuitive healer residing in the San Francisco Bay area. She has just published her first chapbook through Liquid Light Press, titled 'Pneuma'. Her work has also been published in The Bitter Oleander, Poetry Quarterly, The Haight Ashbury Journal, NILVX and elsewhere.