bare branches clawing
a moonlit sky
silent creatures stalking
till day breaks
(This poem first appeared in Scifaikuest, online edition, November 2018.)
Lauren McBride finds inspiration in faith, family, nature, science, and membership in the SFPA. Nominated for the Best of the Net, Rhysling and Dwarf Stars Awards, her poetry has appeared in dozens of publications including Asimov’s, Silver Blade, and Fantasy & Science Fiction. She enjoys swimming, gardening, baking, reading, writing, and knitting scarves for troops.