Blue Bonnet Review

A Literary Journal Featuring Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction by Talented Writers Around the Globe

A literary journal featuring poetry, fiction and nonfiction by writers around the globe. 

Depression as Myth


A woman bends her head
into the sunflower field
and plunges to the darkness below.
She claws at dirt and roots,
fingers like worms tearing at earth
Her screams burn the grass,
the pomegranate trees,
her voice a scythe through the land.