Laurinda Lind

on a withered vine
handfuls of grapes still alive
in the freezing rain


cold weather cruisers
gunmetal gray clouds
ships above us


their beautiful baby
soon after the wedding
but who’s counting 


Laurinda Lind is a former journalist/ current caregiver in New York’s North Country, near Canada. Some of her writing is in Atlanta Review, The Heartland Review, New American Writing, Paterson Literary Review, and Spillway. She is a Keats-Shelley Prize winner, and a Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net nominee. This is Laurinda’s first feature on The Short of It.


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