New Poem Tonight: “Light in the Field”

New Poem Tonight: “Light in the Field”

LIGHT IN THE FIELDYou can see our mutual cornflower locksacross the field. When she ran before I could braid it, I look to you as you watch our daughter’s hair fly high, & I’m relieved you can see it: her hair turning wide like a sail against the great...
New Poem Tonight: “An Accord”

New Poem Tonight: “An Accord”

AN ACCORD In the early light, their see-through dress wings show against my shirt, their bodies muted yellow, & I do not mind if they might harm me.The mutual understanding here is simple: let me live. The smallnon-exchange of a sting for the smack of a hand. The...