Holly Woodward


Your shadowy kiss
made the clock face crack;
thoughts burn with a hiss
and never come back.

The moon’s bony hand
brushed over the bed,
left whispers of sand
in back of my head.




Holly Woodward is an artist and writer whose works have won over a hundred honors. She spent a year as a doctoral fellow at Moscow University; she also studied for two semesters at Saint Petersburg U. She served as writer in residence at Saint Albans, Washington National Cathedral. Holly was a fiction fellow at CUNY’s Writers Institute for the last four years.