Today's poem is by Ann Fisher-Wirth

A Fable

Why try to explain?
She walked outside
into a field of stars
where he stood waiting.
At the black edge of the pine trees,
she married the bear.

Tonight smoke rises
from the village fires.
They beat pots to ward off evil.

Copyright © 2005 Ann Fisher-Wirth All rights reserved
from Five Terraces
Wind Publications
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

Support Verse Daily
Sponsor Verse Daily!

Home    Archives   Web Monthly Features    About Verse Daily   FAQs  Submit to Verse Daily   Publications Noted & Received  

Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Verse Daily All Rights Reserved