Sunday, May 23, 2010

Waiting for Adam

Bars of light reach across the floor:

From them diagonal sheets of radiance rise
Through the air, igniting dust worlds as they go
Back to the sun.

When I turn on a lamp the walls flower
And send their desire into the wormy filament
Hovering in the glass:

Thoughts stand up from my inmost self
To walk in the garden in the cool of the evening,
And wait for an Adam to greet.

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