Sky light

“In spite of the months of knowing
and the years
autumn comes with astonishment
light held up in a glass
the terrible news in a haze
caught breath in the warm leaves

In spite of the gathering dust and the vast moon
the day comes with a color
its words cannot touch…”

Sky in September ~ W.S. Merwin
Sunday Sayings: A pick from the poets, writers or scriptures

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