Joyce Sutphen Away Poems

  • 1.
    My father's farm is an apple blossomer.
    He keeps his hills in dandelion carpet
    and weaves a lane of lilacs between the rose
    and the jack-in-the-pulpits.
  • 2.
    I will have been walking away:
    no matter what direction I intended,
    at that moment, I will have been walking

  • 3.
    My mind is shuffling its deck tonight,
    slipping one card over another,
    letting them all fall together at the corners;
    the random hand of memory
  • 4.
    Suddenly, I stopped thinking about Love,
    after so many years of only that,
    after thinking that nothing else mattered.

  • 5.
    Tilt your head slightly to one side and lift
    your eyebrows expectantly. Ask questions.

    Delve into the subject at hand or let
  • 6.
    I'll know the names of all of the birds
    and flowers, and not only that, I'll
    tell you the name of the piano player
    I'm hearing right now on the kitchen
Total 6 Away Poems by Joyce Sutphen

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