Spring 2005

Marta Ferguson


Marta Ferguson Poems by Marta Ferguson have appeared recently in 5AM, Rattle, Pearl, Prairie Schooner, Puerto Del Sol, and The Southeast Review and have been reprinted at Poetry Daily and nominated for Pushcart prizes. She is the sole proprietor of Wordhound Writing & Editing Services, LLC.
Table For One    Click to hear in real audio

Solitaire's good practice,
teaches you you never
know who hides the spade
to match your heart or where
the diamonds are buried.
Everything you need waits
in your hands, on the table,
you've just got to get to it,
in time, in time. That's why
it's also called Patience.



Marta Ferguson: Poetry
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