Joyce Sutphen White Poems

  • 1.
    The second half of my life will be black
    to the white rind of the old and fading moon.
    The second half of my life will be water
    over the cracked floor of these desert years.
    ...
  • 2.
    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.
    ...
  • 3.
    I have forgotten the words,
    and therefore I shall not conceive
    of a mysterious salvation, I shall
    not become a tall lily and bloom
    ...
  • 4.
    It was homemade and primitive,
    like pulling a tooth with a string
    and a slamming door, like taking out
    an appendix by kerosene light
    ...
  • 5.
    What am I to you now that you are no
    longer what you used to be to me?

    Who are we to each other now that
    ...
Total 5 White Poems by Joyce Sutphen

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