Saturday, July 16, 2005

Milkweed

Anonymous as cherubs
Over the crib of God,
White seeds are floating
Out of my burst pod.
What power had I
Before I learned to yield?
Shatter me, great wind:
I shall possess the field.

From:"Two Voices in a Meadow," from Advice to a Prophet and Other Poems
by Richard Wilbur

2 comments:

Dr. Mike Kear said...

Cool! I like it.

voixdange said...

Merci!