#NewThisDay Writing From My Photo Stream
my love is for lightness
of touch foot feather
the day is yet one more yellow leaf
and without turning I kiss the light
by an old well on the last of the month
gathering wild rose hips
in the sun
– W. S. Merwin, Excerpt from, “The Love for October”
Migration: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2005).
Read the entire poem here.