As a kid, you wanted to be a juggler.
Even now you hope
that one of the balls that Dana,
a white bull and wonderful mother,
tosses up is a star that bolts from her chest--
she doesn’t drop a single one.
You could stay here all night,
but you’ve imposed long enough.
You leave a gift, songs
made from blue delphiniums.
Kenneth Pobo has a new book out from Blue Light Press called Bend of Quiet. His work has appeared in: Hawaii Review, Mudfish, Nimrod, Weber: The Contemporary West, and elsewhere. Twitter: @KenPobo.
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