The Source

Julie Marie Hoey©2022 the source is inthe path you walkgently relievingthe Spanish mosshanging from limb after limblength after lengthof celadon greensmokey and smolderingin the dense humidity ofthe breath of the south leaves, lace-likedelicately brushedwith shadow...

Instructing Instruments

Julie Marie Hoey©2022 it is in the wink of a neighbora friend’s concernthat we find itit is liquid, lyrical laughterthe joy of a meal shareda loved one’s armslung around your shoulder it is in a child’s astonishmentat the ways of the worldin the feeling and thenthe...


Julie Marie Hoey©2022 it is mendedthe soul ofmy heart fissuresfracturesscars gauze liftedskin healedover crustedsolidnow withthe abilityto moveforward if onlywe couldstampsomewith awarning label

Together We Part

Julie Marie Hoey©2022 my hands pressedtogetherin desperationagonyagainst my chest slowly I bring themto the groundplace themon the earthburrow as Ipush themapartto placethe seeds a prayerfromyesterdayhope against truth for the...


Julie Marie Hoey©2022 the ball of firehung highas it had yesterdayand yesterdayand yesterdayno foretellingof the futurethe momentsoftortureofsilencemothers and fatherssisters and brothersendureduntil they heardifthere wasa matchfor their dna