Tuesday, February 12, 2013

blue turquoise orange gold

“Let me peer out at the world
through your lens. (Maybe I'll shudder,
or gasp, or tilt my head in a question.)
Let me see how your blue
is my turquoise and my orange
is your gold. Suddenly binary
stars, we have startling
gravity. Let's compare
scintillation - let's share

― Naomi Shihab Nye, Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets under 25