Poem: What Remains | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Chronogram Magazine
Pin It
Favorite

Poem: What Remains 

Refined to the point of ambiguity
A flower poised
In a glass

Of water you had brought
Light like
A tiny siphon

Leaks out of perception
Noticing then the complexion
Of the flower dew

Wet with what you left
Leaning out
Against the window

Through which oaks loom
Over the river
Grey-green with somber hues

Pale pigments
And an egret there perched upon
A fallen tree

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Women Picturing Women: From Personal Spaces to Public Ventures @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

Women Picturing Women: From Personal Spaces to Public Ventures

Feb. 6-June 13 — Women Picturing Women, curated by Patricia Phagan, studies the key themes that...
"Crisis" @ Storm King Art Center

"Crisis"

April 7-Nov. 8 — Site specific installation. Rashid Johnson draws inspiration from combining architectural and organic...

View all of today's events

Chronogram on Instagram

Latest in Arts & Culture

  • Enjoy This Week's 8 Hudson Valley Events
  • Enjoy This Week's 8 Hudson Valley Events

    Spring happenings in and around the Hudson Valley are multiplying in mid-May.
    • May 17, 2021
  • Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Returns This Memorial Day Weekend
  • Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Returns This Memorial Day Weekend

    Lovers of art and handmade wares rejoice! This Memorial Day weekend, the beloved Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair is making its triumphant return to New Paltz after a long pandemic hiatus. Whether you’re looking for that perfect bench for your mudroom, handcrafted Adirondack chairs for your porch, or an original painting to brighten up your hall, the outdoor market's diversity of creations from over 150 exhibitors is sure to have something for everyone to love.
    • May 13, 2021
  • 8 Top Hudson Valley Events for This Week
  • 8 Top Hudson Valley Events for This Week

    This week’s roundup continues the trend of adding more in-real-life events to the list of online offerings
    • May 10, 2021
  • More »