On Having Misidentified A Wild Flower: A Poetic Interlude …

A thrush, because I’d been wrong,
Burst rightly into song
In a world not vague, not lonely,
Not governed by me only.

— Richard Wilbur.


Ludes, past:
Marianne Moore, 1.
Theodore Roethke, 1, 2, 3.

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2 thoughts on “On Having Misidentified A Wild Flower: A Poetic Interlude …

  1. i thought it was governed by me only until i crashed into your interlude. what does a thrush know anyway? 😉 seriously apokraphyte, perfect.

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