Richard Bunch

Veins - Poem by Richard Bunch

That leaf is
worth your study on a star-pocked
night beneath
whose veins shoot
through unscaled sight.

Through them
you summon up your lives
floating through to a summer’s deep.

Some, bathed in outer dusk, crisscross
as though surnames perforated
in blood, a milky talc,
puff of nothing.

Each branches
to make a past, crossing
over in a present that unfolds
vibrations of blue.

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Comments about Veins by Richard Bunch

  • (9/28/2007 4:44:00 PM)

    Gorgeous, Richard! ever examine a leaf under a microscope? So intricate.

    good to see you ~! sjg

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 28, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 11, 2011

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