Terri Kirby Erickson | The Sun Magazine

Terri Kirby Erickson

Terri Kirby Erickson is the author of five collections of poetry, including her latest, Becoming the Blue Heron. She has been happily married for twenty-seven years to a guy who collects garish golf pants, understands math, and describes his wife as “highly entertaining.” They live in North Carolina.

— From November 2018

Loving You Burns Like Shingles

My love for you is a sun inside my chest. / It burns like shingles, wrings tears from my eyes / like the hands of a tough old woman washing / clothes in a tin tub.

November 2018
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