From the Underbook #4

More clearly? I do my best.
“Painfully”—though she might
have meant prayerfully, night
full of drams or drawn, dark rain & the rest—
this clipped shot of your sprinting
wing, phoenix fire-gold, a sail seen for
miles once but now any remainder
sold: your jade bracelet & ring.
Of course limitless is the preferred reading

Front page image by Diana Robinson.

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