Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Trinkets by Erin Jamieson

This is what’s left of my mother’s life:
a locket with a rusted chain
miniature garden gnomes
landscape paintings
from places
she never got to visit

I pack them up
one by one


Erin Jamieson (she/her)’s writing has been published in over 100 literary magazines, including two Pushcart Prize nominations. Her poetry chapbook, Fairytales, was published by Bottlecap Press and her most recent chapbook, Remnants, came out in 2024. Her debut novel (Sky of Ashes, Land of Dreams) came out November 2023.