Afterward Diana Rosen Poetry

local_library Afterward

by Diana Rosen

Published in Issue No. 284 ~ January, 2021

She stands naked

pinning her hair

the just-caressed neck

(still warm.)

His dark eyes


They begin again

a parachute folding into itself.


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Diana Rosen is a poet, essayist, and flash fiction writer with credits in RATTLE, the Altadena Poetry Review, Tiferet Journal, and other journals and anthologies online and in print. "Love & Irony" has been accepted by Red Bird Chapbooks, and forthcoming work will appear in "Far Villages" from Black Lawrence Press and "Lottery Blues." Her poem, "Lucky Me," was nominated by Poetic Diversity for a Best of the Net Anthology from Sundress Publications.