Brittany Nohra

Little Egret at Cos Strand

I cut prey out of mirrors

with a mouth of blade.

White-wing calligraphy

writes paper dusk,

folds night’s pages

into origami. 

Swallow the violence

of my stillness,

marry me

within skin.   

Brittany Nohra is a former Californian living in the wild South-West of Ireland. She is a passionate conservationist of indigenous flora and fauna, and her writing focuses on the relationship between women and the natural world. Brittany’s poems have been published in The Ogham Stone, The Tiger Moth Review, The California Quarterly, and The Stony Thursday Poetry Book. Her work was shortlisted for the Hammond House International Poetry Prize in 2021.