Poems

Three of my poems have been selected to run in the Literary Underground’s project “This is Poetry.” “Cicadas,” “He said something about Hemingway,” and “Scared of the Dark.” They can be found at: http://thisispoetry.tumblr.com/tagged/heather-dorn The first two have only been published in print until now. I’m very happy to have these out on the web now. … More Poems

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Saturday in Pajamas

Saturday nights always dim slower than the week and fill with the smell of berries and tea and incense pulled through open windows. Saturday fans spin air everywhere like balloons untied in the bedroom. My hair twirls to the side of my eyes and I think I look pretty again. If I only stare at … More Saturday in Pajamas

Chicken Tacos

Two days til pay day and we scrape together a dollar and twelve cents. The bananas have fallen off the plastic tree and there is only one apple left. The garlic stands alone. The weather has been temperamental and so I grab a sweatshirt. By the time we get to the truck it’s snowing. The … More Chicken Tacos