Morning Liturgy

She watches the crane
lifting piles of wood,
moving them towards the other end
of the construction lot.
She likes to settle on the couch’s arm
when the sun hits midday
and the softened light warms her fur.

About the Author

Caitlin O’Halloran is a biracial Filipino-American poet who has studied in a poetry workshop taught by Katia Kapovich for the past four years. As a high school student, she attended the Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference on the poetry track. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University in Philosophy and History.