I hang silence like bunting on the walls, to brighten up the place.

“The Unraveling” (Back Patio Press)

Maggie Petrella (she/her) is a poet based in Buffalo, NY. Her poetry is an assertion and exploration of self. Her work examines themes of independence and love, and the tension between the two. She feels deeply and writes defiantly.

Maggie has forthcoming work in sturgeon review.