Woman in Porcelain

Woman in Porcelain

by Patricia Wellingham-Jones

 

She glows

female mystery

in white porcelain

slender

elongated

face nose throat

delicate

in feature

in feeling

lips sensitive

slim neck carved

in symbols

of her tribe

female

mystery

eternal

 

PATRICIA WELLINGHAM-JONES is a former psychology researcher and writer/editor with poetry widely published in journals, anthologies and Internet magazines. She has a special interest in healing with poems recently in The Widow’s Handbook (Kent State University Press). Chapbooks include Don’t Turn Away: poems about breast cancer, End-Cycle: poems about caregiving, Apple Blossoms at Eye Level, Voices on the Land and Hormone Stew.

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