Bus Stop

I left
those black heels
you loved, by
the bus stop. Hung
with care, on the wooden fence,
before dark.

A couple of women
walking by noticed, but
did not stop.


About Anya Pearson

Anya Pearson is a Portland, Oregon actress, playwright, essayist, poet and proud new mom. A recent graduate of the writing program at Marylhurst University, she is the author of the play, Devastating Miracles, a fusion of poetry and dance, which poses the question how do we heal from trauma? Anya has worked locally with Profile Theatre, Portland Playhouse, Artist’s Repertory Theatre, Passin’ Arts, and BaseRoots Theatre Company. One of her poems, “The Accomplice” was featured in BaseRoots Theatre Company’s main stage poetry concert, My Soul Grown Deep: 300 years of African American Poetry. She believes that through the transformative power of theatre, she will be able to effect change in the world.
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