Elaine Equi
Today =

Brighter light 

Lighter shadows



on the trees 



       of movement


in silky 

butterscotch air 


Coats open -- 


elbows and bare arms 



Finally, the body 


           after winter


Bird song 

pours     la la la 


between the words

and buildings


Found In Volume 44, No. 03
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Elaine Equi
About the Author

Elaine Equi’s books include Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems, and most recently, Click and Clone, both from Coffee House Press. A new collection, Sentences and Rain, is forthcoming this year.