Lynn Domina: “Boundary Water”


Dark sky,

dark waves. Rain

spatters the lake, becomes

the lake. No thunder—I

can linger. Some forms

dissolve, but my body

drifts, half submerged,

half breaking

the surface.

Lynn Domina is the author of two collections of poetry, Corporal Works and Framed in Silence, and the editor of a collection of essays, Poets on the Psalms. Her recent work appears or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, and Nimrod, as well as many other periodicals and anthologies. Domina currently serves as Head of the English Department at Northern Michigan University.

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