my old ache
the vibration of
the cat rests his paws
lights new stars
has ten poetry books in print, most recently a collection of cherita, haiku, senryu,
and tanka entitled The Missing Peace (Velvet Dusk Publishing, 2021). Her poems
frequently appear in journals and anthologies, including Spillway, Crab Creek
Review, Apercus, Askew, San Pedro River Review, Mojave River Review, The Coil,
and Split Rock Review, among others. Her work has been nominated for Best
of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. In 2020, she took up short-form poetry and has been
exploring haiku, senryu, cherita, and related forms.
Cynthia is co-editor of the anthology A Bird Black As the Sun: California Poets
on Crows & Ravens (Green Poet Press). She makes her home in the Mojave Desert
near Joshua Tree National Park.
Author’s website: www.cynthiaandersonpoet.com