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Rikki Santer

[Weary of an ancient world]

Weary of an ancient world

        frayed blue threads

of Papa’s prayer shawl

        tucked inside

               memory’s drawer.

Rikki Santer’s poetry has received many honors including Pushcart, Ohioana, and Ohio Poet book award nominations as well as a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  She is a member of the teaching artist roster of the Ohio Arts Council, a vice president of the Ohio Poetry Association, and a member of the poetry troupe, Concrete Wink. Please contact her through her website:

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