after you have gone/the visions
all night a wind howls, the hens
tying red roses to the barriére
love, scattering this way and that
Frankie McMillan is a short story writer and poet. Recent fiction has appeared in Sport and Takahē and poetry in Turbine, International Quarterly and Cincinnati Review, US. She currently teaches creative writing at the Hagley Writers’ Institute in Christchurch.