Log onto Best Of LI every day from October 1 to December 15 to vote! Choose Arts & Entertainment. Scroll down to Poet. Then select Christina M. Rau. https://www.bestoflongisland.com/
Thanks to The Disappointed Housewife for nominating “Oranges (For Frank O’Hara)” for Best of the Net!
“The woman is a house with real glass, real leaves wood for burning” — From “Femme Maison,” For The Girls, I
“Settling in is not / the same as wasting away.” — From “Drop,” WakeBreatheMove
“forever into orbit / black against black and blue” — From “Skyscape,” Liberating The Astronauts