Natalie Downey

Natalie Downey is a writer and artist living in San Francisco, California. Her current work explores narrative and myth through the written word, watercolor and mixed media. Her fiction has been previously published in Full of Crow.

Draught of Ambrosia

By Natalie Downey / June 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Caught withina glass of chardonnay,held aloft between thevalley of my palms:a globe of cobalt blue, iris, an abandoned sky. Speak, Daughter of Atlas.Tell them howwhen the rain comes, only the thirst on one sideof the mountain will be quenched. These words of an oraclemurmured over the mindless babbleof cocktail talk — clinking crystal and fountains trickling in the […]

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When Pandora Burns

By Natalie Downey / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Created as a foil for mankind /
this beautiful mess /
is — in truth — a beautiful box.

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