Lark Omura

Lark Omura was born and raised on the island of Maui, and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. A VONA/Voices and Winter Tangerine alum, her poetry can be found in Crab Fat Magazine, Aster(ix) journal, Bamboo Ridge and The Hawaii Review, among other places. She is currently an MFA candidate in Poetry at Rutgers University Newark. Her work contemplates the beauty of being human within the context of a capitalist society.


Or can my heart argue I’m not, is home a true north / that never leaves you? Maybe if I could remember the word / it would be worth something.