Friday, January 11, 2013

Naomi Shihab Nye: "Fresh"

To move
Needing to be
nowhere else.
Wanting nothing
from any store.
To lift something
you already had
and set it down in
a new place.
Awakened eye
seeing freshly.
What does that do to
the old blood moving through
its channels?

"Fresh" by Naomi Shihab Nye, from You & Yours. © BOA Editions, 2005.

Photograph: " 'Simple' Still Life," by Mark Longo (originally in color).

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