Jon Butter

Rookie (3-22-1974 / Seoul, Republic of Korea)

Cherries And Cream - Poem by Jon Butter

God kisses angels from sleep like
waves rippling the sun into
a million tiny diamonds.
We eat cherries and cream
for breakfast and I look
at you like the gulls,
floating on the updraft,
hoping for scraps.


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  • (4/5/2008 12:25:00 PM)

    What lovely verse. Just beautiful, Jon.

    Don
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  • (4/5/2008 12:07:00 PM)

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 3, 2011


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