Threshold, Foyer, Door

Some stumble as they enter
others bolt before the bell
more summertime than wintertime
danger spills the air
& Christmas shows the forests
all the axe can still—
Bright bulbs to bury—roots to trim—
we bring the gardens in

Threshold, Foyer, Door has been published in:

Volume 69, Number 2 | Spring 2020 | Shenandoah