Annual Reflections In Depth Perspectives
In the Center of the Fire
On her river island
A sweet milk settles
An arrowhead is lodged
She stacks five stones
Cirrus clouds and winter
She awakens under
I stand on this windy crest of your mountains
Judith Kennedy Mazis, MS, MA, LPC is a psychotherapist, poet and riverside philosopher in Marietta, PA. She lives on the Susquehanna River with husband Glen and their two dogs, Rosie and Sophie. She studied religion at Syracuse University and clinical psychology at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Her poetry appears in Poem, Elipsis, Friends Journal, and Atlanta Review.
The poem In the Center of the Fire has been set to music for choir by composer Bruce Pennycook of the Sarah and Edward Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.
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