“Bow Down” at York Literary Review


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Bow Down

 
A harrowed tree
nest-ruined
tangled leaf
 
Its bough down
bow down—
 
A-flowering-tree
 (still, it flowers)
 
Submarine blue is
where dawn occurs
 (South/South-east of here)
 
Dawn’s lightbox runs
from north blue
to south warm
 
The point between
is lit-not-lit
  (nor) seamed
 a bas-relief.
 
Bow Down is from ‘bind’ and was first published in York Literary Review, Issue #1 2016
 

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