Two Poems

Small Wonders

The shuffle of her feet
as she creeps to my bed,
to snuggle me awake.
Kissing my cheeks,
and whispering,
“No, I’m the lucky one.”



Listen this evening as the quiet East train rushes
past streets, and fields, coffee cups,
and lies.

Ten Mothers say, “I have arrived.”

While in the basket,
my accidental girl pushes her pink fingers,

New Over Old by Susan Wood

New Over Old by Susan Wood

About Andrea Lundrigan

Andrea Lundrigan is a knitter, a library technician, and a home-educating mama. She lives in Dartmouth with her husband and their two daughters.

About Susan Wood

Susan Wood is a Halifax-based artist who has been teaching at NSCAD University since 1990. She holds a BFA from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, and an MFA from the University of Calgary, Alberta. Her work is in many public and private collections, including: Bank of Montreal, Toronto; Royal Bank of Canada; the Netherlands Bank, Toronto; Petro Canada Resources, Husky Oil, Calgary; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa; Department of External Affairs; Shaw Communications, Calgary; Nova Scotia Art Bank; Canada Council Art Bank; the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia; and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Please see more of Susan's work at Studio 21 in Halifax.

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