Today's poem is by Kristen Case


All night the bareness of things presses in:
fir tree, floorboard, wound.
These marks
line the edges of absence, make the space
of grief.

See how tenderly
the page touches them.

Copyright © 2016 Kristen Case All rights reserved
from Little Arias
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