Day: Jun 19, 2014

Flower in the Night [poem]

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While walking through a forest dark, unbright
[for all this world is thick with rooted-in-one-place
and never-really-meet-the-other ownsome trees
abundantly enrobed in everdying leaves
which hinder our receiving of the light]
I found myself in newly rough-hewn paths
where shale is gemstones, jewels and wreaths
and there — to my surprise [yet not] —
I stumbled on a flower in the night.

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