Comes a Morning
by Lynn Strongin


dropped out of a sack
of black apples.

The box this life comes in
faulty carpentry
shows nails, irregular tooling of flowers.

Weather was pail-bright one day
the next dark, adamant
stone: a box given by an old flame.


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