Christine Hemp

Christine Hemp has aired her poetry and essays on NPR’s Morning Edition; a poem of hers traveled over 1.7 billion miles on a NASA mission that monitored the birth of stars, and her poetry program Connecting Chord has united youth offenders and police officers in the U.K. and U.S. She is the author of That Fall (poetry) and a recently completed memoir called SAFE. She lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

Cloud by Christine Hemp

    I couldn’t say exactly when the thermal met the dew point and I knew I was cloud. Like walking rain, I’ve traveled far without touching ground.   Today I saw a kestrel ride a convergence (that invisible quarrel between warm and cold air). I have lived her lust […]