Eclipse of the Moon by Mary Susanah Robbins - HTML preview

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this loveliest


fear, John Donne's best,

Miss Moore's intrepid quest after

courage is fear; caged birds


nest in as high

imagined sky.

my hungerraging, my laughter

look down on heaven. Words


try for eyesight;

through gritty light

sea's viscous purge, salt-tightened cord

sinews new-bound in blood.


might of terror.

fear of error

brings us to sing our frightened-toward-

cage bodies. What else should?


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