Academic journal article Field

The Trouble with Describing the Winter Sky

Academic journal article Field

The Trouble with Describing the Winter Sky

Article excerpt

There's a road north of here

that's under water twice a day.

Sometimes, when the tide goes out

a fish is stranded

and gets run over by a car.

Imagine:

a fish

run over by a car.

There must be other worlds with us.

There must be other worlds in us.

There must be other worlds.

I think of that O'Keefe painting,

Sky Above Clouds. There's another

horizon above the horizon

and the bottom is also a top.

After work I wish

I were simply waiting for the train.

But nothing is simple. My mind

is locust-dark, my heart

is honey-heavy.

My horizon

is apartment buildings.

What am I missing?

Lights come on in kitchens

I can't smell. …

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