Poem: Paper Masks | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Poem: Paper Masks 

Fingers
digits and
beats
all working
again
at a familiar speed
in an unknown atmosphere
holding their own
and reciting
the steps
fingers wrapping
contorting
“we have found trees here”
wet and
dripping
from paper
night before, in dark masks
fill warm night air
—on the presuppose of rain—
with loathing
but love as
well
holding out
simply to keep
a promise
to bad
here it goes.
Again.

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Color & Japanese Papermaking and Tatiana Ginsberg @ Women's Studio Workshop

Color & Japanese Papermaking and Tatiana Ginsberg

Mon., Aug. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Through Aug. 25. Explore your fascination with Japanese paper and color in...
Visual Poetry with Laimah Osman @ Women's Studio Workshop

Visual Poetry with Laimah Osman

Mon., Aug. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Through Aug. 25. Learn how to work visually with words. Break the...

View all of today's events

Latest in Poetry

Hudson Valley Tweets