Life by Hoa Huynh

David Williams

we are a darkened room,
damply curtained.

in us, a window opens.
stars and a moon are out.
“who are we?” you ask
but i don’t know.

so we imagine a sailboat and
head upstream.
we eat everything on board.
the pantry empties.

we sail and sail
under bright night skies.

as the moon sets in the west
with a bright green flash,
in the east
the sun rises.

and we,
the damp and
impenetrable darknesses,
previous.                                                                                     next.
Archives: Fall 2010.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s