Cherries and pears, pomegranates, peaches
apricot syrup that zings through the bloodless
veins, courses down to your Achilles and back again
to the dancing heart still cycling backwards.
Parsley, asparagus, kumquat and kiwi
and sometimes potato for big belly sleepiness.
Enough, if you can learn to love the yearning,
trust the manna, never hoard. Call it good,
sweet aching empty, then the filling, then the spending–
like the tides, like the branches waving in the wind. Continue reading…