Heartbeat

By Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco

 

Wait.

The light is making 
Watercolor
Along the ground.
It is morning.

My son’s cheek 
Is the warm bread 
That I’ll carry
In my pocket.

Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco lives in Merced, California with her husband and young son. Her work has appeared in Slow Trains and The Single Hound, and is forthcoming on Valley Writers Read, which is a radio show on Fresno's NPR affiliate.



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