Poems For Sunday


From Your Time Has Come by Joshua Beckman:

Oh atlas
you forgot my island.


Twisting river,
from up here
your deception seems honest.


Before she returned
I stepped slowly though the yard
as if to say, here an entire hour passes.

(Reprinted from Your Time Has Come © 2004 by Joshua Beckman, used with the permission of Wave Books and the author. Photo by Flickr user Mr. iMaax)