Anne Maren-Hogan
2016 Poetry Chapbook Contest Winner
Laying the Past in the Light
Anne Maren-Hogan
2016 Contest Winner

Anne Maren-Hogan is a poet gardener. Originally from the Midwest, Anne now lives in Western North Carolina. Anne’s first chapbook, The Farmer’s Wake, was published by Finishing Line Press.



The dirt road runs the border, always waiting.
Small granite gems sparkle from the dust,
corn too dry to wave as I pass, each with a single ear
darkening. The creek abandoned, willows stripped
from its banks, black loam sliding in, long grasses
in slow murky water.

- continue

© 2016 Anne Maren-Hogan

©2016 Longleaf Press at Methodist University | Fayetteville, NC