Stefanie Bennett has published several books of poetry, a novel, & a libretto.
Her poems have appeared in Carcinogenic Poetry, VerseWrights, The Provo
Canyon Review, Shot Glass Journal, Plum Tree Tavern, High Coupe & others.
Of mixed ancestry [Italian/Irish/Paugussett-
Shawnee] she was born
Australia. Stefanie’s latest poetry title ‘The Vanishing’ was published by
Walleah Press & is available from Walleah, Amazon & most bookshops.
I HEARD A WOMAN WEEPING
I heard a woman weeping down
At the market place.
I followed. I saw the woman weeping
Among the cabbages and spring-beans.
How relevant she is to history
I don’t know. She wore black [that much
I’ll record]: what’s more, when I left
They – the shoppers and stewards
Were stoning her with their eyes
At 8.42 a.m. Easter Saturday with
An odd God and his mannerisms
I would like to remind
The wrong key
In a worn