I probably could have posted the staggering work of the poet and activist June Jordan (1936-2002) every day of this month.
“You Came with Shells”
You came with shells. And left them:
They lay beautiful on the table.
Now they lie on my desk
extraordinary under 60 watts.
This morning I disturb I destroy the window
(and its light) by moving my feet
in the water. There.
Last night the moon ranged from the left
to the right side
of the windshield. Only white lines
on a road strike me as
nevertheless and too often
we slow down for the fog.
I was going to say a natural environment
means this or
I was going to say we remain out of our
sometimes you can get away completely
but the shells
will tell about the howling
and the losss