Salt Ballads, Brooklyn Copeland

Salt Ballads cover art by Susan Yount

You sought a flower
and found fruit.
You sought a spring
and found the sea.
You sought a woman
and found her spirit—
you are disappointed.

-- from Salt Ballads

About Brooklyn Copeland

Brooklyn Copeland lives with her family in Indianapolis. Her poems and translations have been published and anthologized in several places online and in print. Her book, SIPHON, HARBOR, was published by Shearsman Books in 2012. Please visit her personal blog for more information: