Gretchen Gales

--Imperial Exhibit, Fabregé

Duchess martyrs hatch diamond / Portraits of better times unscathed / By revolutionary burials.  /

Double-headed eagles / Crown lost children, Czars and Czarinas / Of a Proletariat afterthought. /

Fabergé shells / Don’t replace bodyguards. 

Gretchen is a writer, visual artist, and the Executive Editor of Quail Bell Magazine. Her art has or will appear in Lady Blue Publishing, cream city review, Memoryhouse, Moonchild, Bad Pony, and more. See more of Gretchen's work at


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