February 3, 2020

Right Before

Riding into Charles Street Station

…I imagined living near the river,
perhaps in the building I saw
right before entering the tunnel.
I would grow used to the sight of
trains before midnight and the black waters

Lines from En Plein Air by Marianne Szlyk [forthcoming by PonyOneDog Press
and video by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

In the Beginning

Poet You constellate the myths, O royal oracle of archetypes. Photo and poem by Jan Claire