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Christina Murphy
Christina Murphy lives and writes in a 100 year-old house along the Ohio River. Her work has been published in
Counterexample Poetics, Blue Fifth Review, Modern Short Stories, Crescent Review, Greensboro Review and Descant, among
others, and has received an Editor's Choice Award and "Special Mention" for a Pushcart Prize.
Dimensions of Heart and Time

in the twilight garden,
snow shakes free
from the hidden silence
as deepening shadows
to golden luster fall

here the wise heart embraces
the bitter or sweet
with tender absolution
knowing all the while
what the heart can bear