You know you’re an artist when
you come up from the flow
and you’re not entirely sure
whether it’s
or afternoon
when you last ate
whether you last ate
and you’re okay
you’re not upset
just mildly curious
when you’re in the flow
sustains you

Jennifer Gurney lives in Colorado where she teaches, paints, writes and hikes. She is a newly published poet with nearly 300 poems published in 2022 and 2023. Jennifer’s poetry has appeared in a variety of journals, including The Ravens Perch, HaikUniverse, Haiku Corner, Cold Moon Journal, Scarlet Dragonfly and The Haiku Foundation.