Monday, February 24, 2014

Eloise Greenfield: "In the Land of Words"

In the land
of words,
I stand as still
as a tree
and let the words
rain down on me.
Come, rain, bring
your knowledge and your
music. Sing
while I grow green
and full.
I’ll stand as still
as a tree,
and let your blessings
fall on me.

"In the Land of Words" by Eloise Greenfield, from In the Land of Words: New and Selected Poems. © Amistad, 2003.

Image credit: Untitled image found at this link, likely created by the blogger Tina Marie (originally color).


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