Thursday, September 5, 2013

Jane Miller: "Ecstasy"

As the ancients detail it
ecstasy passes over us
in a mist of particles
it lives bare
dies unburied
I finally understand it is raining
it is beautiful
a couple of hawks in a tree
and not the tree entire

"Ecstasy" by Jane Miller. Published in Boston Review, May/June 2013.  

Photography credit: detail of an image by Eric Christian, 2003 (originally color).


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