Shana Ross

Shana Ross is a poet and playwright with a BA and MBA from Yale University.  She bought her first computer working the graveyard shift in a windchime factory, and now pays her bills as a consultant and leadership expert. Since resuming her writing career in 2018, she has accumulated over 40 publication credits, including Anapest Journal, Chautauqua Journal, Ghost City Review, Mad Scientist Journal, The Sunlight Press, and Writers Resist.   She is the recipient of a 2019 Parent-Writer Fellowship to Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and serves as an editor for Luna Station Quarterly.

Irony

 

To bury something 

effectively

you must 

dig deep –

which means a friend, 

looking in

on this very scene 

looking at

you

cannot be sure

this is a different act 

from unburying

secrets long 

locked safely 

in the dirt

beneath us.