What light

What light!
No window in the sky,
no frame where clouds wander wide,
and in the dying gold,
the orioles in the poplars’
highest summits drink the last,
syrup sweet and thick,
and give it back in flute-song
to those without such gifts,
who listen in grateful awe.


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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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