Leo Briones

Rookie - 36 Points (6-16-63 / El Paso, TX)

The Augury In The Twilight - Poem by Leo Briones

from my window
the shadows of the melaleuca tree,
the smolder of dusk,

the spice of sweat and jasmine oil,
a reminder of a lover’s ghost,
I hold my breath—

smothered by the night’s freight,
wonder about the death
of contour, of flame, of light.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 14, 2011

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