What do honey bees
and black ants discuss
inside drooping

–Randi Ward

Poet Randi Ward is a poet, translator, and photographer from West Virginia. She earned her MA in Cultural Studies from the University of the Faroe Islands in 2007. Her work has appeared in The Bitter OleanderBeloit Poetry JournalAnthology of Appalachian WritersCold Mountain ReviewVencil: Anthology of Contemporary Faroese Literature and other publications. For more information, please visit her website: www.randiward.com. Her poems appear in the current issue of Cleaver.