For your deliverance.

close up photo of house sparrow

Your bed the hole

you return to 

in this house

your den this

noise looming

scourge upon tree,

this engine to drown 

your last note and 

the first, how

little one, do you keep––



How do you––?

Keep. Sing this


Author: Stacey C. Johnson

I keep watch and listen, mostly in dark places.

4 thoughts on “Sparrow”

    1. Bartholomew, thank you for seeing that. I have been really moved by the way Jorie Graham does this, and maybe open to the possibility/ likelihood of these breaks in certain contexts.

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