Saturday, June 22, 2013

The Morning Reading: "break open the watermelon"


Night in Day
- Joseph Stroud

The night never wants to end, to give itself over
to light. So it traps itself in things: obsidian, crows.
Even on summer solstice, the day of light’s great
triumph, where fields of sunflowers guzzle in the sun—
we break open the watermelon and spit out
black seeds, bits of night glistening on the grass.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...


Happy Solstice.
Miss seeing you, but enjoy your other world.

the other L

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