Wanderlusting by Kersten Christianson




Wanderlusting


woman, willful

in your worthiness


to take up space,

wonder work


wholehearted joy

into walls, confused


for sky, boasting

painted eyes of


glimmer & glam,

of prism & sea.





Kersten Christianson is an Alaskan Poet, Moon Gazer, Raven Watcher, Way-finder, Northern Trekker, and Teacher. Kersten derives inspiration from wild places, wandering ambles, and road trips without any real destination. She gathers words from the wind and finds a path through. Kersten serves as poetry editor of the quarterly journal Alaska Women Speak. Her latest collection of poetry is Curating the House of Nostalgia (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2020).