Friday, April 24, 2015

Hannah Stephenson: "The Box Is the Toy"

The river is moving
but the meadow is still.

That is what we think

which is why we forget about
how big of a box the planet is in
and how big of a box
with no sides
that box is in.

"The Box Is the Toy" by Hannah Stephenson. © Hannah Stephenson. Text as presented on The Storialist, the poet's blog (09/26/13). Reprinted by permission of the poet.

Art credit: "Meadow Parsley, Gunderson National Forest, Colorado," image by unknown photographer.


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