May 2008

Alegria Imperial


Alegria Imperial is published as both journalist and poet. She won honorable mention in the 2007 Vancouver Cherry Blossoms Haiku Invitational and 2007 Passager Poetry Contest. Her essays are read on and Timeless Spirit Magazine. She is working on two novels started during courses on fiction writing at NYU's Center for Continuing Education.


duck pair at lagoon
V-patterns on the water
and on the sky

against the haze
over bramble tips an
arc of budding twigs

and I against the blue
a strand of willow flailing
to touch the sky



Alegria Imperial: Poetry
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