a handful of stars
in the garden pail
     fingers dripping
         I offer them
              to you

3 Responses

  1. marilynhazelton Says:


  2. Gaby Bedetti Says:

    The word "dripping" animates the poem beautifully. I'm reminded of Murasaki's comparison of one of Genji's annual visits to a lover livig in the woods to the light of the moon (or the stars) reflected in a bucket of water.

  3. snakypoet Says:


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