Joyce Sutphen


Poems of Joyce Sutphen

1. Crossroads 1/20/2003
2. Naming The Stars 1/13/2003

Crossroads

The second half of my life will be black
to the white rind of the old and fading moon.
The second half of my life will be water
over the cracked floor of these desert years.
I will land on my feet this time,
knowing at least two languages and who
my friends are. I will dress for the
occasion, and my hair shall be
whatever color I please.

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