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Gianna Russo

Poet, Writer, Editor, Teacher
Wordsmith of the City of Tampa 2020-2022

The Littles

So much depends upon three banty roosters chuckling to themselves in the mock orange sunrise that peeps in from East Tampa. For weeks I walk off mourning as dawn feathers the sky […]


Damselfly*     Paused on the underside, the damselfly folds her wings across her back like two matched slivers of isinglass. Her body, thin as a thorn, flits by in sepia tone. […]