Edytta Anna Wojnar
Around the World
With each departure
you leave a luminous part
of yourself in someone's thoughts.
People you get to know
and the sky they bow under
take up residence in your veins
keeping the strong beat
in your next step to the faraway places
where rivers flow deep.
Edytta Anna Wojnar emigrated from Poland and now lives with her husband in northern New Jersey. She is currently pursuing an MFA at William Paterson University. Her poems have appeared in Paterson Literary Review, Narrative Northeast, Edison Literary Review, Shot Glass Journal, Adanna, and other journals. She is the author of chapbooks Stories Her Hands Tell (2013) and Here and There (2014) published by Finishing Line Press.