Allow your mind to open to this moment and your arms
to rise as they lift the palpable blue
(from Lifting the Sky) in the book Lifting the Sky
We can’t haul
the past up like a bucket of water from a well.
“Myra Schneider’s poems are typically low key but rich with delays. And often these delays are really arrivals, intricately discovered, alight all over the room. She has herself arrived, and delivers.”
“… worth getting hold of if you like your poetry emotionally vulnerable, richly allusive and superbly poised between past and present.”