Motif by Dana Brown


death changes my body

into a brambly nest

where songbirds

raise their chicks


nature’s stage singers

perform operas

of the berry bush

theater of eternal life



Dana Brown went to Rhode Island College for Creative Writing. He has authored a chapbook of sonnets and a novella about his time in AmeriCorps. His writing has been featured in StepAway Magazine, Shoreline Literary Magazine, Taste Magazine, Westborough Life and The 411 Newspapers.