And there is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheel'd universe
Let us stand side by side in our nighttime simplicities,
in our humble shapes, our several soft colours.
Let the trees reach and the stars be clear
and the moon bend gently above us.
Let even our irritable antennae be for once lit and innocent,
as if made by a young child with large eyes and wide mind,
while a confident cat walks the gray and subtle surface of things,
Shirley Glubka is a retired psychotherapist, the author of three poetry collections, a mixed genre collection, and two novels. The Bright Logic of Wilma Schuh (novel, Blade of Grass Press, 2017) is her latest. Shirley lives in Prospect, Maine with her spouse, Virginia Holmes. Website: http://shirleyglubka.weebly.com/ Online poetry at The Ekphrastic Review here; at 2River View here; at The Ghazal Page here; and at Unlost Journal here.
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