C.J. Sage


C.J. Sage Poems

1. The Egret Floating 3/9/2012
2. San Simeon Hill Zebras 3/9/2012
3. Sea Canaries 3/9/2012
4. Peripetia, Or Flowers For Everyone 3/9/2012
5. Crisis Counselor 1/1/2004
6. The Sloth 3/9/2012
7. Birdsong 1/1/2004
8. Bridge Ghazal 1/13/2003
9. Fawn Ghazal 1/13/2003
Best Poem of C.J. Sage

Fawn Ghazal

Inside a snowy blanket which put the trees to sleep,
I heard a fawn.
Out past the window's ice coat in the morning, I
found a sleeping fawn.

There are men in yellow kitchens watching hands of
brown-eyed women
while men in orange jackets dream in secret, of
capturing a fawn.

When I was younger I was taught, but have forgotten,
sweet timidity.
When I am older I will learn, by necessity, the
light-footedness of fawns.

Someone left a lily on my doorstep, eggshell white
with speckled leaves;
the card of ...

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