Jeannie Carlson: Encounter with a Bee

Spring '13 TOC


Curious bee lands 3.2 on the back of my cradling hand,

The bee locked eyes, all those multi-mirrored optics,

Undivided attention all around;

He bestowed a butterfly kiss,

Fascination like a one-night stand,

No fear, no anger, no threat;

Hovering like a helicopter,

Not the blossom he expected,

Still he left a memory on my pillow.



Not Enough Night
Not Enough Night
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