‘Dew’ by Kay Ryan

Image source: Library of Congress As neatly as peas in their green canoe, as discreetly as beads strung in a row, sit drops of dew along a blade of grass. But unattached and subject to their weight, they slip if they accumulate. Down the green tongue out of the morning sun into the general damp, … Continue reading ‘Dew’ by Kay Ryan


‘A Name’ by Ada Limón

Image source: Kentucky Lex Go When Eve walked among the animals and named them — nightingale, red-shouldered hawk, fiddler crab, fallow deer — I wonder if she ever wanted them to speak back, looked into their wide wonderful eyes and whispered, “Name me, name me.” - Ada Limón (1976) I found this poem while riding … Continue reading ‘A Name’ by Ada Limón