On Asking Too Much | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

On Asking Too Much 

The flicker
in your window
may have looked to me
like the earth
opening up her fires.
But it wasn’t
even a candle,
no,
it was just your t.v.

It doesn’t matter,
really,
if you prefer a pillow
to your face
and not skin.
The gold in the sky
wants to bronze you
and move around
in your bones,
but of course
you may draw your blinds.
Sleep, my love,
sleep,
if this is your world.
Diamonds are buried
for ages.

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Time Travelers: Hudson Valley Artists 2018 @ Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Time Travelers: Hudson Valley Artists 2018

June 16-Nov. 11 — The works in the exhibition recognize the universal human desire to experience...
Saugerties Writer's Club @ Saugerties Public Library

Saugerties Writer's Club

Second and Fourth Wednesday of every month, 6 p.m. — Do you like to write? Have you ever thought of writing? Join...

View all of today's events

Latest in Arts & Culture

Chronogram on Instagram

@Chronogram