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Adrienne Stevenson

the painter, nearsighted

smears pigment on her canvas

in shades of citrus, carrot, pumpkin

evokes sunsets, flowerbeds

and cornucopias

in brush and knife strokes

noticeable when nearby

—from a distance, blending

her intentions

into our impressions

Adrienne Stevenson (she/her) lives in Ottawa, Ontario. A retired forensic scientist and Pushcart-nominated poet, she writes in many genres. Her poetry has appeared in more than forty print and online journals and anthologies in Canada, the USA, the UK, and Australia. When not writing, Adrienne tends a large garden, reads voraciously, and procrastinates playing several musical instruments.

Adrienne Stevenson
Adrienne Stevenson
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