Be Present

Photo: © C. Shade. All Rights Reserved.

I love, I work
I am unremarkable
like a small pond off the Mass Pike
I’m here

This is not a reckoning
it’s only me
a neon sign
flickering into noon


by Marty Correia


correia_imageMarty Correia writes fiction and poetry in NYC’s East Village where she has lived with artist Kate Conroy since 1996. Marty’s work has appeared in The Mailer Review, Sinister Wisdom, FUSE, Punk Soul Poet, Flock and the poetry anthology Lady Business. A graduate of NYU’s creative writing MFA program, Marty recently finished Pigeon Mothers, a novel set in the 1980s in Bridgeport, CT and Coney Island, NY. Marty is represented by the Frances Goldin Literary Agency. Social media: martycorreia Web:

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