Wednesday, June 5, 2013

"After what I thought had been lost was found . . ."

After what I thought had been lost was found, it remained
to copy by hand–as though I were a scribe recording words
that would not be subject to fire–our site so far off the track
libraries were not yet invented, Alexandria far in the future;
and our sisters came by with food, for dalliance with fathers,
only to be returned to the city, excavated, settling into ruins.

5 June 2013

copyright 2013 by Floyce Alexander

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