Eclipse of the Moon by Mary Susanah Robbins - HTML preview
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a thousand sons against their mothers' knees
sun gliding the paths wet with glittering snares;
the unfaithful rise from their beds to a rainy
Death walks the long paths. Under the leaves he is
from the children, only drawing an explicit trace
down their spines, and drying the veins in the
with sunlight that buries the dew in chords of
Let us run from this richness, death and children
breeding, decaying: green pollen and pale children.
Somewhere above the organ lone figures are shearing
the branches of trees with neat and darkening