James Arlington Wright
Beginning - Poem by James Arlington Wright
The moon drops one or two feathers into the fiels.
The dark wheat listens.
There they are, the moon's young, trying
Between trees, a slender woman lifts up the lovely shadow
Of her face, and now she steps into the air, now she is gone
Wholly, into the air.
I stand alone by an elder tree, I do not dare breathe
The wheat leans back toward its own darkness,
And I lean toward mine.
Comments about Beginning by James Arlington Wright
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.