Whittling Saplings

Featured Image: Jeremy Bishop


All we have are

our words. We must use them
precisely as we whittle together
from the bark of the honorable

already gone trees.


Hokis is an American poet of Armenian descent. She is Founder and Senior Editor of Headline Poetry & Press and a regular contributor to Reclamation Magazine. Hokis is widely published digitally and in print. Her poetic memoir "OnBecoming: Aesthetic Evolution of This Rising Ancestor" is available on Amazon or through your indie bookstore. For more, visit hokis.blog.

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